Giant Bicycle Inc. Recall of Bicycles
October 13, 2004
Giant Bicycle Inc. Announces Recall of Bicycles
Name of product: Rainier Mountain Bicycles
Units: About 160
Distributor: Giant Bicycle Inc., of Newbury Park, Calif.
Hazard: The front brake mounting tabs can break, causing the brakes to
fail and the rider to lose control of the bicycle.
Description: The recall involves only 2004 Rainier model mountain
bicycles with Marzocchi EXR Comp front forks. Model numbers included in
the recall are 333502, 333503, 333504 and 333505. The bicycle is blue
and silver and is made of aluminum. The names “Giant” and “Rainier” are
printed on the frame of the bicycle. Earlier models of this bicycle are
not included in this recall.
Sold by: Authorized Giant Bicycle dealers nationwide from February 2004
through March 2004 for about $850.
Manufactured in: Taiwan
Remedy: Consumers should contact Giant Bicycle to determine whether
their bicycle is included in this recall. Authorized dealers who sold
these bicycles will schedule an inspection and free repair.
Consumer Contact: Contact Giant Bicycle at (866) 458-2555 between 9 a.m.
and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or go to the firm’s Web site at