1.3 million bikes from 17 brands recalled for crash hazard

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Nearly 1.3 million bicycles in the United States are being recalled for a defect that could cause riders to crash. The recall affects 17 different bike brands from 13 companies, with bikes ranging from model years 1998 through 2015, and a price range of $200 to $10,000.

The recalled bikes have a quick release lever on the bicycles front wheel which can come into contact with the front disc brake rotor, causing the wheel to stop suddenly or separate from the bike altogether, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

One man reportedly broke his finger and injured his wrist and shoulder as a result of the defect. Two other incidents have been reported, however, neither resulted in any injuries.

Bloomington-based Quality Bicycle Products is among the 13 recalling companies. Others include Diamondback, Raleigh, Fuji and Giant. The companies are offering free installation of a new quick release level on the front wheel for anyone with an affected bike.

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A full list of the recalled bicycles is on the Consumer Product Safety Commission's website.

Accell North America
Diamondback, Raleigh brands
Model years 2004-2015

Advanced Sports International
Breezer, Fuji, SE brands
Model years 2005-2015

Cycling Sports Group Inc.
Cannondale, GT brands
Model years 1998-2015

Felt Racing LLC
Felt brand
Model years 2006-2015

G. Joannou Cycle Co. Inc.
Jamis brand
Model years 2005-2015

Giant Bicycle Inc.
Giant brand
Model years 2003-2004

Haro Bikes
Haro brand
Model years 2000-2015

LTP Sports Group Inc.
Norco brand
Model years 2000-2015

Performance Bicycle Inc.
Access brand
Model years 2009-2015
Quality Bicycle Products
Civia Cycles brand
Model years 2008-2012

Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI)
Novara brand
Model years 2002-2015

Ridley Bikes
Ridley brand
Model years 2014-2015

Specialized Bicycle Components Inc.
Specialized brand
Model years 2002-2015