Posted by Editor on 12/29/17
Rocky Mountain Bicycles has issued a recall of three 2018 mountain bike models due to a brake housing problem that could be a crash hazard. The bikes involved were sold in Canada and the U.S., and are the 2018 Altitude, Instinct and Pipeline, in both carbon and aluminum models - in total, 16 different models. The brake cable housing was not secured properly during manufacturing, which can cause brake failure, posing a crash hazard to the rider. No incidents or injuries have been reported, as of December 20, 2017. Approximately 1800 units were sold in Canada (plus another 1300 in the U.S.) between June 2017 and December 2017.
Consumers should stop using the recalled bicycles immediately and contact an authorized Rocky Mountain dealer for free inspection and free repair.
For more information, consumers may contact Rocky Mountain Bicycles by telephone toll-free at 1-866-522-2803 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email or online and click on Safety/Recall at the bottom of the page.
The full list of models:
|Instinct Carbon 90 BC Edition||Orange/Green, Black/Blue|
|Instinct Carbon 70||Orange/Green, Black/Blue|
|Instinct Carbon 50||Orange/Green, Black/Blue|
|Instinct Carbon 30||Orange/Green, Black/Blue|
|Instinct Alloy 70||Orange/Green, Grey/Red|
|Instinct Alloy 50||Orange/Green|
|Pipeline Carbon 70||Blue/Red, Black/Orange|
|Pipeline Carbon 50||Blue/Red, Black/Orange|
|Pipeline Alloy 50||Blue/Red|
|Pipeline Alloy 30||Black/Orange|
|Altitude Carbon 90||Blue/Red, Grey/Black|
|Altitude 70 (SRAM)||Blue/Red, Grey/Black|
|Altitude Carbon 50||Blue/Red, Grey/Black|
|Altitude Alloy 70 (SRAM)||Blue/Red, Black/Red|
|Altitude Alloy 50||Black/Red|
|Altitude Alloy 30||Black/Blue|
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