Diamondback Bicycles Recalled Due to Fall or Crash Hazard

2013 Diamondback Steilacoom RCX bicycles were assembled with incorrect parts that could cause the steerer tube to fail, allowing the rider to lose control.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: Tháng Mười Một 08, 2012
Recall number: 13-705
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

2013 Diamondback Steilacoom RCX bicycles

Hazard:

Bicycles assembled with incorrect headset parts could cause the steerer tube to fail, causing the rider to lose control and fall or crash.

Consumer Contact:

Diamondback Bicycles: (800) 222-5527 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.diamondback.com and click the Support tab to get to the recall information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 40

Description

Bicycles included in the recall are the 2013 Diamondback Steilacoom RCX, which are black in color and sold in various sizes ranging from 50-cm to 59-cm. "RCX" is printed on the top tube of the bicycle. The bicycle is for use on or off-road.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported.

Remedy

Consumers should stop riding their bicycle and take it to an authorized Diamondback dealer to have it inspected. Bicycles found to have the incorrect headset parts will have the fork replaced and assembled with the correct headset parts at no charge.

Sold at

Online through Promotive.com and 3point5.com, as well as through authorized Diamondback retailers nationwide from August 2012 through September 2012 for between $900 and $1100.

Importer

Diamondback Bicycles, of Kent, Wash.

Manufacturer

Universal Cycle Corp., of Guang Zhou, China

Manufactured in

China

  • Diamondback Steilacoom RCX bicycle