Rocky Mountain Bicycles Recalled by Procycle

Rocky Mountain Bicycles Recalled by Procycle Due to Fall Injury Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below,  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.

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

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11166.html

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