Advance Traders (Australia) Pty Ltd — Merida MTB Expert 35 Handlebars

PRA number

2017/16131

Published date

Product description

The Merida MTB Expert 35 handlebars are tapered alloy handlebars which are intended for off road mountain bike use, particularly All Mountain, Enduro and Freeride applications. They were fitted to the following models of Merida mountain bikes sold nationally throughout Australia.

2017 MERIDA ONE-TWENTY 7.800
2017 MERIDA ONE-TWENTY 9.800
2017 MERIDA ONE-FORTY 700
2017 MERIDA ONE-FORTY 500
2017 MERIDA ONE-SIXTY 7000
2017 MERIDA ONE-SIXTY 5000
2017 MERIDA BIG.TRAIL 600
2017 MERIDA BIG.TRAIL 800
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What are the defects?

The handlebars may bend and weaken after heavy landing from jumps and drop offs. Over time, the handlebars may break.

What are the hazards?

If the defect occurs while the bicycle is in use there is a risk of serious injury or death to the user.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the bicycle immediately and contact their local Merida retailer to have the replacement Merida Expert II handlebars fitted.

For further information consumers can contact Advance Traders on 1300 361 686 or go to www.advancetraders.com.au

Supplier

Advance Traders (Australia) Pty Ltd

Traders who sold this product

Selected bicycle stores.

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Dates available for sale

-

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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