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

Alert number: A12/1223/14

Product:  Bicycle

Name: Avant

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Brand: Orbea

Type / number of model:  AVANT (manufactured since July 2013) B122TTCC AVANT M10D 14; B147TTCC AVANT M-LTD 14.

Risk type: Injuries
The product poses a risk of injuries because the fork can fracture and lead to a breakage, which would cause immediate loss of rider control over the bicycle.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Other)

Description:  Road bicycle with hydraulic disc brakes. Bicycle frames and forks can also be sold separately, with model codes B908TTCC AVANT OMP 14 y B907TTCC AVANT H 14.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Spain

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Finland