Giant Bicycle Co. Pty Ltd — Various Giant and Liv Bicycles

PRA number

2017/15849

Published date

Product description

- 2015 Giant Stance 2 (sold from July 2014)
- 2016 Giant Stance 2 (sold from July 2015)
- 2017 Giant Stance 2 (sold from June 2016)
- 2017 Liv Embolden 2 Small and Medium size bikes only (sold from November 2016)
- 2017 Liv Tempt 1 (sold from July 2016)
- 2017 Giant ToughRoad SLR 0 (sold from August 2016)
photograph Stance black orange bicycle
photograph of Embolden bicycle
Tempt silver bicycle
Photograph ToughRoad bicycle

What are the defects?

2015, 2016, 2017 Stance 2 – Handlebar width exceeds the maximum standard requirement.

2017 Embolden 2 - Handlebar width exceeds the maximum standard requirement.

2017 Tempt 1 – Bike is not fitted with a chain guard (all sizes) and the handlebar width exceeds the maximum standard (Small and Medium sized bicycles only).

2017 ToughRoad SLR 0 - Bike is not fitted with a chain guard.

What are the hazards?

Relevant standards state that maximum overall handlebar width should not exceed 700mm.

Relevant standards require bicycles to have a chain guard to prevent entrapment of clothing or body parts.

No reports of injuries or incidents have been received by Giant.

What should consumers do?

Owners should contact the Authorised Giant Retailer who the bike was purchased from or any other Authorised Giant retailer to arrange a time to have the handlebars on their bicycle appropriately modified and or the necessary chain guide fitted.

Supplier

Giant Bicycle Co. Pty Ltd

Traders who sold this product

Authorised Giant Bicycles Retailers

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Dates available for sale

-

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Recall advertisement

Responsible regulator

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

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