Plastic strip delivered free of charge with purchased cycling wheels. The rim tape is intended to cover the spoke holes in the rim to prevent the inner-tube from bursting when inflated.
What are the defects?
The rim tape can fail and break under pressure.
What are the hazards?
If the rim tape breaks, the inner-tube of the bicycle can puncture or burst, posing a fall hazard to the rider.
What should consumers do?
Please stop using the rim tape immediately. All affected customers will be receiving a customer letter from FLO Cycling informing them how they can be compensated. The letter includes a form that must be filled out and returned to FLO Cycling free of charge.