When purchasing a new Bold bicycle from an authorized Bold dealer, SCOTT Sports SA grants a manufacturer’s guarantee subject to the following provisions.
The manufacturer’s guarantee is only granted to the first-time buyer of a Bold bicycle who has purchased it from an authorized Bold dealer.
The manufacturer’s guarantee is granted from the date of purchase for a period of five years on bicycle frames and rear ends. The guarantee period is reduced to three years, if the Bold bicycle is not serviced at least once a year by an authorized Bold dealer. Maintenance services must be carried out in accordance with the maintenance instructions in the Bold manual and must be confirmed there by the stamp and signature of the authorized Bold dealer.
For frames and rear ends of Category 5 bicycle models the duration of the manufacturer’s guarantee is limited to two years.
If a defect on the Bold bicycle is remedied within the scope of a manufacturer’s guarantee or a warranty claim, the duration of the manufacturer’s guarantee is not extended. The manufacturer’s guarantee ends, when the first-time buyer transfers ownership of the Bold bicycle to a third person.
The manufacturer’s guarantee is provided by SCOTT Sports SA, Route du Crochet 11, 1762 Givisiez. The buyer must inspect the Bold bicycle immediately after purchase and notify his authorized Bold dealer at once in writing of any obvious defects. Hidden defects must be reported immediately after their discovery. In the event of a guarantee claim, the Bold bicycle must be handed over to an authorized Bold dealer. The latter will contact Bold to remedy the defect. The assertion of a guarantee claim always requires the presentation of the original proof of purchase as well as the proof of maintenance service in the Bold manual.
Performance of Bold in the event of a guarantee claim
In the event of a guarantee claim, Bold will repair the defect at its own discretion or replace the defective product with a product of similar quality, whereby colour and model deviations are possible. If a repair or replacement is not possible, a purchase price refund will be made taking into account previous use. Bold is entitled to commission third parties to remedy the defect.
The manufacturer’s guarantee applies exclusively to frames, swingarms and rigid forks of Bold bicycles. Bicycle components are excluded from this manufacturer’s guarantee.
The manufacturer’s guarantee does not apply to normal wear and tear, damage caused by accidents or other excessive force on the Bold bicycle, corrosion, improper maintenance, incorrect assembly and assembly of unsuitable components or accessories as well as cosmetic defects, for example in the varnish.
The manufacturer’s guarantee does not apply to Bold bicycles that have been used in a rental shop.
These manufacturer’s guarantee provisions apply to all Bold bicycles as of model year 2022.
Statutory warranty rights of the buyer and guarantees of component manufacturers (Shimano, SRAM etc.) remain unaffected by this manufacturer’s guarantee.
The place of jurisdiction for all disputes in connection with this manufacturer’s guarantee is Fribourg, Switzerland. This manufacturer’s guarantee is subject to Swiss law to the exclusion of all legislation that refers to foreign law.