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Old 02-05-09, 02:14 PM
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Mavic Recall

Does anybody know anything about this recall:

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09116.html
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Old 02-05-09, 02:15 PM
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Do a search on "r-sys recall". There have been several threads.
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Originally Posted by TNoodles View Post
Does anybody know anything about this recall:

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09116.html
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yes...
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Originally Posted by botto View Post
nice.
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i heard there werent any actual customers failures. just in lab tests that failed
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Thats a lie.

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edit: CDY beat me to it. Here's another:

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Old 02-05-09, 09:43 PM
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There's actually a Mavic dealer here that has the nerve to charge $50 to handle any R-SYS exchange under this recall...
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I've been wrong before, but I'm not entirely sure that's allowed. Perhaps you should talk directly to Mavic or CPSC about that?
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Originally Posted by Dick Rhee View Post
I've been wrong before, but I'm not entirely sure that's allowed. Perhaps you should talk directly to Mavic or CPSC about that?
I'm sure it's not allowed. That's why everybody's been raising a stink about it here...

I don't own R-SYS wheels...seemed like crap wheels when they came out (and fugly, too), and I'm glad now that I didn't buy them.
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Man I don't care what they did to "fix" this wheel, I will not be riding on these. Ever.
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Man I don't care what they did to "fix" this wheel, I will not be riding on these. Ever.
Word, even if they reinforce it with so much cast iron steel that it just becomes one huge cast iron disc.
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