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  • 2017 Aggressor Comp, 27.5in wheel, blue GT Mountain bicycle

  • 2017 Aggressor Comp, 27.5in wheel, gunmetal grey GT Mountain bicycle

  • 2017 Aggressor Expert, 27.5in wheel, neon yellow GT Mountain bicycle

  • 2017 Aggressor Sport, 27.5in wheel, black GT Mountain bicycle

  • 2017 Karakoram Comp, 29in wheel, blue GT Mountain bicycle

  • 2017 Karakoram Sport, 29in wheel, black GT Mountain bicycle

Thursday, June 08, 2017 4:48 pm

Cycling Sports Group recalls GT mountain bicycles

Cycling Sports Group recalls GT mountain bicycles due to the handlebars can crack, posing a fall hazard to the consumer.

This recall involves 2017 GT mountain bicycle models: Karakoram Sport, Karakoram Comp, Aggressor Sport, Aggressor Comp and Aggressor Expert. The bikes were sold in a variety of colors including, black, blue, gunmetal grey and neon yellow. Only models with 1) a solid black GT logo on the downtube and 2) a stem marked "ุ31.8 9-10N.m" are included in the recall. For a complete list of GT Mountain bicycles included in this recall, visit the firm's website at http://www.gtbicycles.com/usa_en/recalls/.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact an authorized GT dealer or Cycling Sports Group to schedule a free repair of the handlebar and stem. 

Consumers can contact Cycling Sports Group at 800-726-2453 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at custserve@cyclingsportsgroup.com or online at www.gtbicycles.com and click on Recalls under the Recalls& Safety tab at the bottom of the page for more information.

The mountain bicycles were sold at bicycle stores nationwide from June 2016 to August 2017 for between $440 and $800.