The complete, yes you read that right, range of Mercedes-Benz bicycles have been recalled by Product Safety Recalls Australia in-cooperation with Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd due to a missing cautionary label, well not just a missing label but not a lot more than that. It seems the good folk at Mercedes-Benz might be able to build cars but they cannot, it seems exactly skilled at assembling bicycles.
Mercedes-Benz Poor Bicycle Assembly Skills
Product Safety Recalls Australia are advising that all models of Mercedes-Benz bicycles sold in Australia are missing the cautionary label regarding handlebar misalignment, that the brake lever connections are reversed (i.e., the back brake is connected to the right brake lever and the front brake is connected to the left lever and whoops you may not stop to well) and the bicycles were not supplied with reflectors (you know those dorky things on the wheels you remove … seriously grounds for a recall?
I am assuming that the real issue of concern is the brake levers which for a more experienced bicycle rider may result in the grabbing of the rear brake instead of the front one.
All Mercedes-Benz bicycle models are affected by the recall. The part numbers (such a car industry approach) are:
Mercedes-Benz Bicycle Recall: Action to take
Consumers who have purchased any Mercedes-Benz bicycle should return the bicycle to any authorised Mercedes-Benz dealer who will arrange repairs free of charge.
If you have a Mercedes-Benz bicycles recalled, do please let us know your experience with the recall.
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