The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: 1400/09

Product:  Mountain bicycle - Carratt Xuantum

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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Brand: Esperia

Type / number of model:  MTB 26“, only with frames with numbers ITFSD08A00200“ up to ITFSD08A00300"

Risk type: Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the frame tube of the bicycle can easily break (after 16,025 test cycles instead of 50,000). In addition, it is not equipped with a spoke protector on the rear wheel.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European standard EN 14766.

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the manufacturer.  (By: Other)

Description:  Mountain bicycle with 26” wheels and 21 speeds, suspended front fork, frame from aluminium alloy. Marking - on the frame Xuantum and Carratt, on the rear fork - MTB OFF ROAD ENERGY. Sticker on the saddle tube contains logo ESPERIA and the number of technical standard EN - 14766.

Country of origin: Italy

Alert submitted by: Slovakia

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Italy