Rocky Mountain Bicycles Recall Mountain Bicycles Due to Crash Hazard

371
0
SHARE

Name of Product: Mountain bicycles

Hazard: The brake cable housing was not secured properly during manufacturing, which can cause brake failure, posing a crash hazard to the rider.

Remedy: Repair 

Consumers should stop using the recalled bicycles immediately and contact an authorized Rocky Mountain dealer for free inspection and free repair. 

Consumer Contact:

Rocky Mountain at 866-522-2803 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, via email at [email protected] or online at www.bikes.com and click on Safety/Recall at the bottom of the page.

Recall Details

Units: About 1,300 (in addition, 1,800 were sold in Canada)

Description
This recall involves all model year 2018 Altitude, Instinct and Pipeline mountain bicycles. The carbon fiber and aluminum bicycles were sold in different colors. The model name is printed on a sticker on the top tube of the bicycles. Rocky Mountain is printed on the down tube. The Rocky Mountain logo is also printed on the headbadge on the headtube. The specified platform family is also printed on the rear triangle of the bicycle at the seatstay.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Sold At: Rocky Mountain bicycle dealers nationwide from June 2017 through November 2017 for between $2,600 and $7,300.

Importer: Rocky Mountain Bicycles, of Canada

Distributor: Rocky Mountain Bicycles, of Canada

Manufacturer: Rocky Mountain Bicycles, of Canada

Manufactured in: Taiwan and Canada

In Conjunction With: Canada

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/65472r-eng.php

This recall was conducted voluntarily by the company under CPSC's Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About U.S. CPSC:
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction.  Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

For more lifesaving information, follow us on Facebook, Instagram @USCPSC and Twitter @USCPSC or sign up to receive our e-mail alerts. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC's Hotline at 800-638-2772 or teletypewriter at 301-595-7054 for the hearing impaired.

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:
800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m.5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime
Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

Media Contact
Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests.
Phone: 301-504-7908
Spanish: 301-504-7800

Cision View original content with multimedia:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/rocky-mountain-bicycles-recall-mountain-bicycles-due-to-crash-hazard-300575582.html

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Related Links

http://www.cpsc.gov

Powered by WPeMatico