Rocky Mountain Bicycles Recalled by Procycle Due to Fall Injury Hazard

The front fork steering tube can break.

Recall date: March 10, 2011
Recall number: 11-166
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Rocky Mountain Bicycles

Hazard:

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

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

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Recall Details

Units

About 325

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:

ModelYearColor
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
Incidents/Injuries

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

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.

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.

Manufacturer(s)

Procycle Group, Inc., of Canada

Distributor(s)

Rocky Mountain Bicycles, of Canada

Manufactured in

Canada