Fox Factory has recalled its mountain bike rear shock absorbers due to fall and injury risks.
Fox Factory’s rear shock absorber outer sleeve can rupture, allowing the sleeve to come in contact with other bicycle parts or the rider, posing a fall and injury hazard.
Pictures are available here: https://cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Fox-Factory-Recalls-Mountain-Bike-Shock-Absorbers-Due-to-Fall-and-Injury-Hazards
This recall involves About 6,100 units, which include all model year 2016 and some 2017 FLOAT X2 bicycle rear shock absorbers sold, both individually and installed on YT, Giant, Pivot, Intense, Ibis, Scott, Trek, GT, Knolly, Norco, Rocky Mountain, Diamondback, Morpheus, Foes Racing, Orbea and Canyon full-suspension mountain bikes and frames.
The manufacturer has received seven reports of the shock absorber outer sleeve rupturing. These shock absorbers were sold at bike stores nationwide, and online at Jenson USA, Pro Bike Supply, Universal Cycles, Go-ride.com and other online bike retailers from March 2015 through September 2016.
If you or a loved one has been injured by one of these Fox Factory rear shock absorbers please contact one of our experienced product liability attorneys today.