Giant facing legal claim of over £200,000 after bike collapse causes broken back

Taiwanese manufacturers have admitted fault, according to reports

Ben Norbury
(Image credit: Ben Norbury)

Giant is facing a legal claim of more than £200,000 after a cyclist broke his back in four places following his Propel Advanced 2 breaking apart at 15mph, The Times reported this week.

Ben Norbury, the founder of the the cycling-cum-weather application myWindsock, is suing Giant under the Consumer Protection Act after the bike collapsed under him while he was out riding, after he had owned it for just five months.

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