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Rocky Mountain Recalls Approximately 78,300 Bicycles – Falling Hazard

Lidnsey DeRosa6 months ago

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Rocky Mountain has recently recalled approximately 78,300 bicycles due to a possible falling hazard.

About the Bicycle Recall

Rocky Mountain Bicycles have been recalled due to the possibility of an open quick release on the bicycles front wheel hub coming in contact with the front disk brake assembly, causing the front wheel to come to a sudden stop or separating from the bicycle and posing a risk of injury for the rider.

No injuries have been reported. Consumers are asked to stop using the recalled bicycles immediately and contact a certified Rocky Mountain retailer for free installation of a new quick release on the front wheel.

Description of the Rocky Mountain Bicycle

The following inforomation was provided by the CPSC:

  • The recall involves all 2003 to 2016 Rocky Mountain bicycles models with front disc brakes and a black or silver quick release level on the front wheel. Only bicycles with this equipment are included in this model.
  • The product was sold  between May 2002 through April 2016 for $250 to $15,000 at websites including www.bikes.com, www.ems.com, www.JensonUsa.com, www.MikesBikes.com, www.PerformanceBike.com.
  • About 17,300 units were sold in the U.S. and an additional 61,000 was sold in Canada.
  • Distributors include Rocky Mountain Bicycles of Canada and the product is manufactured in Canada, China, Taiwan, and Vietnam.

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