Seattle Bike Supply Recalls Redline Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

The head tube can separate from the frame, causing the rider to lose control and fall.

Recall date: December 09, 2010
Recall number: 11-064

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Redline D640 Bicycles

Hazard:

The head tube can separate from the frame, causing the rider to lose control and fall. This poses a risk of serious injury.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Redline Bicycles at (800) 283-2453 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.Redlinebicycles.com

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Recall Details

Units

About 200

Description

This recall involves all 2008 Redline D640 bicycles. The bicycles were sold in black and have aluminum frames. "REDLINE" is written down the frame's tube. The model number is written on the frame's top tube.

Incidents/Injuries

Seattle Bikes is aware of eight reports of head tubes separating from the frame, including four reports of minor scrapes and cuts.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact a local Redline bicycle dealer to receive a free frame replacement.

Sold at

Bicycle specialty stores nationwide from December 2007 to May 2010 for about $900

Importer(s)

Seattle Bike Supply of Kent, Wash.

Manufactured in

China