Bicycles and Framesets Recalled By Seattle Bike Supply Due to Fall Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 12, 2010
Release # 10-107
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 283-2453
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Bicycles and Framesets Recalled By Seattle Bike Supply Due to Fall Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following products. 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: 2010 Redline Conquest Pro Bicycles and Framesets

Units: About 350

Distributor: Seattle Bike Supply, of Kent, Wash.

Hazard: The bicycle’s fork legs can separate from the fork crown and cause the rider to lose control, posing a risk of serious injury if the rider falls.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm is aware of three reports of forks separating with minor injuries reported in one of the incidents.

Description: This recall involves all 2010 Redline Conquest Pro Cyclocross bicycles and framesets. The bicycles and framesets were sold in pearl white/blue and have aluminum frames with carbon fiber forks and aluminum steerer tubes.

Sold at: Bicycle specialty stores nationwide between August 2009 and November 2009 for about $1,900 for the bicycle and about $550 for the frameset.

Manufactured in: Taiwan

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and framesets and contact their local Redline bicycle dealer to receive a free inspection and fork replacement.

Consumer Contact: For additional information contact Redline Bicycles at (800) 283-2453 or visit the firm’s Web site at www.Redlinebicycles.com

Picture of Recalled Bicycle and Frameset