Posted by Editoress on 03/22/11
From Health Canada's Consumer Product Safety website
This recall involves bicycles with 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 recalled bicycles include the following models, with the specified colour:
|Solo CX||2008||Gun Metal Grey|
|Solo CXD||2008||Gun Metal Grey|
|Solo CXD||2009||Titanium Silver|
The front fork steering tube can break, posing a fall injury hazard.
Procycle has received nine reported incidents, in Canada, of front fork steering tubes breaking; two reported injuries of cuts and scrapes, and one reported a broken bone injury.
Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these bicycles.
Consumers should immediately stop using the bicycles and contact their Rocky Mountain bicycles dealer or Procycle with the serial number to determine if it is included in the recall and to arrange for a free replacement of the fork.
For more information, consumers may contact Procycle toll-free at 1-855-880-9062 between 8AM and 4:30PM EST Monday through Friday, or visit the RMB website.
Number Sold: Approximately 1,026 of the recalled bicycles were sold in Canada at bicycle and other retail specialty stores.
Time Period Sold
The recalled products were sold from June 2007 to November 2010.
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