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Giant—Contact SLR 27.2 seat-posts on certain XtC Advanced Giant bicycles

PRA number: 2013/13619
Date published: 6th June 2013
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Product information

Product description

Seat-posts on:
(1) Giant brand 2013 model year XtC Advanced SL 29er 0 (blue/white)
(2) Giant brand 2013 model year XtC Advanced SL 29er 1 (red/white)

After-market seat-posts that are also affected are black with “XTC” and “Giant” marked on the tubes.

Identifying features

All bicycles and seat-posts that fit the above description are affected.

What are the defects?

The seatposts on the affected bicycles and those that were sold after-market can crack and break during use.

What are the hazards?

If the defect occurs, this can result in a loss of control and poses a fall hazard to consumers.

Where the product was sold

  • Nationally

Traders who sold this product

Authorised Giant bicycle retailers

Supplier

Giant Bicycle Co. PtyLtd

Supplier's web site

http://www.giant-bicycles.com/en-au

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop riding bicycles with the affected seatposts and contact their local authorized Giant dealer or Giant Australia directly to determine if their bicycles are subject to the recall. If so, they should arrange for free replacement of the seatpost.