|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 10, 2011
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (855) 880-9062
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
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, today 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:
||Gun metal gray
||Gun metal 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
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