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

Alert number: A12/1779/18

Product:  Bicycle forks

Name: Racing Forks

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Brand: Ohlins

Type / number of model:  RXF 36 and RXF 34 Air Mountain Bike Front Forks

Risk type: Injuries
The top cap of the fork may not be adequately torqued and could work itself free while the bicycle is being ridden.
This could cause the air cartridge to spring out of the tube and cause injuries.

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

Description:  Mountain bike forks

Country of origin: Taiwan

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria, Croatia, Greece, Slovenia, Sweden