The U.S. Consumer Product Safety recently announced the recall of the 2011 Giant Bicycles Anthem 29ers as it was discovered that the Anthem’s frame on the model 1, 2 and 3 has a risk of cracking at the juncture of the seat tube and top tube. There are no injuries reported by CSPC relating to this particular defect at the moment.
About 370 Anthem 2011 Giant Bicycles with sizes small, medium and large were on sale sometime in August. All takers or owners are cautioned to refrain from using the bicycle until they have contacted an authorized Giant dealer, Giant Bicycle Inc., of Newbury Park, California, USA or Giant Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Taiwan at its website regarding this specific factory defect or mal-condition.
Consumers are advised to immediately stop using the bike and to contact a Giant dealer for free inspection and repair. For further information, you can call toll-free at (866) 458-2555 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.