Giant Recalls XtC Bicycles and Seatposts
TAICHUNG, Taiwan – Giant issued a voluntary recall of its high end XtC Advanced 2013 model due to cracking carbon seatposts. The recall also includes seatposts sold on the after-market.
Until now Giant received five reports of the bicycle seatposts breaking. The recall includes 2013 model year Giant XtC Advanced SL 29er 0 and 29er 1 series bicycles and 27.2 mm carbon fiber seatposts sold separately.
The SL 29er 0 model bicycle is white, black and blue. The SL 29er 1 model is white, black and red. The letters “XTC” appear on the down tube of the frame on both bicycles. The name “Giant” and “Contact SLR” appear on the 27.2 mm carbon fiber seatposts.
The Taiwan made bikes and seatposts were sold between November 2012 and May 2013.