Recall: 2 Thule bike carriers

Your bike could come loose from your vehicle.

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The problem

Thule has recalled two of its Sprint bike carriers. A defect in the clamping mechanism could cause your bike to come loose from your vehicle.

16jul 2 thule sprint bike carriers

Affected bike carriers were sold at stores in Auckland, Wellington, Manawatu and Canterbury from March 2015 to March 2016.

The models affected are:

  • Thule Sprint, model #528
  • Thule Sprint, model #569000

What to do

16jul 2 thule sprint bike carriers models
Top: Thule Sprint, model #528; bottom: Thule Sprint, model #569000.

Stop using your Sprint carrier immediately. Visit the Thule dealer where you purchased the carrier, to return the product and register for a free improved replacement Sprint carrier.

For more information, contact Roof Racks Systems NZ Ltd on 03 379 4493 or email

Information provided by Product Recalls — part of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

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