Rocky Mountain Bicycles Recalled by Procycle Due to Fall Injury Hazard

Mar 10, 2011, 15:23 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.  It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Name of product: Rocky Mountain Bicycles

Units: About 325

Distributor: Rocky Mountain Bicycles, of Canada

Manufacturer: Procycle Group, Inc., of Canada

Hazard: The front fork steering tube can break, posing a fall injury hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received four reports of injuries, including three reports of cuts and scrapes and one report of a broken wrist.

Description:  The recalled bicycles have Rocky Mountain Bicycle printed on the frame. Only bicycles with certain serial numbers, located on the bottom side of the bicycle, are included in this recall. The recall includes the following bicycles:


Model

Year

Color

Solo CX

2008

Gun metal gray

Solo CX

2009

White

Solo CX

2010

White

Solo CXD

2008

Gun metal gray

Solo CXD

2009

Titanium silver

Solo CXR

2009

Black

Metropolis SEA

2010

Gray




Sold at: Bicycle stores and other specialty stores nationwide and on the Web at www.backcountry.com from June 2007 through November 2010 for between $1,300 and $1,700.

Manufactured in: Canada

Remedy:  Consumers should stop using the bicycles immediately and contact Procycle with your serial number to determine if it is included in the recall and to arrange for a free replacement of the fork.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Procycle toll-free at (855) 880-9062 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.bikes.com.

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11166.html

CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product.  Please tell us about it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx


Firm's Recall Hotline: (855) 880-9062

CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772

CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908




SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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