Giant Bicycle of Newbury Park, Calif., is recalling about 20,800 model year 2021 Giant and Liv adult bicycles.
The adjustable handlebar stem can become loose, posing fall and injury hazards.
The company has received 86 reports of the bicycle’s handlebar becoming loose, including three reports of riders falling off the bicycle.
This recall involves model year 2021 Giant Cypress DX, Giant Escape 3 Comfort, Liv Flourish FS 1, and Liv Alight 3 Comfort bicycles.
The bikes were sold in metallic black, dark silver, dark red/burgundy, grayish blue, plum, or sage, depending on the model.
Recalled bicycles have a serial number beginning with the letter “P” located on the underside of the bottom bracket of the frame, directly under the crank.
The model name is printed on the top tube. Giant is printed on the down tube of the Cypress DX and Escape 3 Comfort models and Liv is printed on the down tube of the Alight 3 Comfort model. Liv is printed on the chainstay of the Flourish FS 1 model.
The bicycles, manufactured in the Philippines, were sold at authorized Giant Bicycle dealers nationwide and online at www.giant-bicycles.com/us or www.liv-cycling.com/us from October 2020, through October 2021, for between $590 and $690.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bikes and contact Giant Bicycle. Consumers will be instructed to schedule an inspection and free repair at the authorized Giant Bicycles retailer where the consumer purchased the bicycle or any other authorized Giant Bicycle retailer.
Consumers may contact authorized Giant retailers or Giant Bicycle toll-free at (866) 458-2555 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (PT) Monday through Friday, by email at Recall@GiantBicycle.com, or online at https://www.giant-bicycles.com/us/recall-information, https://www.liv-cycling.com/us/recall-info, www.giant-bicycles.com/us, or www.liv-cycling.com/us. Consumers can click on “Recall Information” at the bottom of the company's webpages for more information.