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Product recall: Kinesis Racelight T Carbon Fork 2003 - 2009

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Racelight T Carbon Fork 2003 - 2009 Recall. Following two cases of components separating on the models illustrated below, customers are advised to return any affected forks to the retailer they purchased the bike from, or directly to Upgrade Bikes. 


  • Full Carbon Racelight T (RT) - 2003/2005
  • Racelight T Full Carbon - 2006
  • 12K Racelight T - 2007/2009
  • 12K - 2009

We have had two cases of components separating affecting models illustrated below.


  • Possibility of bonding failure between fork crown and steerer tube.
  • Possibility of bonding failure between fork crown and carbon fork leg.
  • Resulting in loss of control / fall which may result in serious injury.


If your fork has the characteristics below and any of the icons as pictured on this page, your fork is affected by this recall.





If your fork has any of the below features it is not subject to this recall:

  • Short Drop Brakes [39 - 51mm]
  • Tapered Steerer
  • Is constructed wholly of carbon [without an aluminium fork crown]
  • Is full alloy fork
  • Has an alloy steerer tube
  • No mudguard eyelets
  • Bears the Kinesis or Kinesis UK logos

Please stop using your fork immediately.

Please return your fork either via the retailer you purchased your fork from or directly to ourselves using the address below.

For replacement with Kinesis DC07 fork.

NB in any doubt, stop using your fork immediately and phone or email for clarification.


Upgrade Bikes Limited,
Racelight T Carbon Fork 2003 - 2009 Recall,
Returns Dept.
Units A-B,
Star Road,
Partridge Green,
West Sussex,
RH13 8RA.


Any further information please call Upgrade Bikes Ltd. 01403 711 611 opt 4 or email

We wish to thank you for your co-operation and apologise for any inconvenience.


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