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Bicycle Wheel Rim Tape

Description: The rim tape is a yellow plastic strip that was provided for free with the purchase of FLO 60, FLO 90 and FLO DISC wheels. The number 700X18 A/V is printed on the tape. The serial number is located either on the wheel rim under the tube or on the outer edge of the disc wheel. The following serial numbers are included in this recall: 12DA3542 to 12DA3547 12EA2948 12GA0311 to 12GA0320 12DA3550 12EA2953 to 12EA2960 12GA0643 to 12GA0662 12DA3561 to 12DA3565 12EA3179 12GA0664 12DA3582 to 12DA3584 12EA3180 12GA0665 12DA3586 12EA3187 to 12EA3189 12GA0673 to 12GA0675 12EA2770 12FA1972 to 12FA1980 12GA0976 to 12GA1000 12EA2933 to 12EA2940 12FA1982 to 12FA1998 12GA1031 to 12GA1043 12EA2943 12FA2943 12GA1125 to 12GA1130 12EA2944 12FA3028 12GA1134 to 12GA1136 [Source]

Bicycle Wheel Rim Tape
FLO Cycling Recalls Rim Tape Due to Fall Hazard

Picture of recalled FLO cycling rim tape

About 800 units were affected by this recall.

Bicycle Wheel Rim Tape Recall Information

Country of OriginTaiwan
Recall Date10/25/2012
Recall ID1475
Recall Number13703
Product TypeBicycles and Bicycle Accessories
HazardThe rim tape can fail and break under pressure. When this happens, the inner tube of the bicycle can puncture or burst. This poses a fall hazard to the rider.
InjuriesThe firm has received four reports of exploding inner tubes and flat tires. No injuries were reported.
RemedyConsumers should contact FLO Cycling to receive a $5 refund for each wheel purchased. The firm is contacting consumers who purchased wheels with the recalled rim tape directly.
Remedy OptionRefund
ContactFLO Cycling: (888) 959-8312 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or http://www.flocycling.com for more information.
Last Updated01/12/2015
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