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Diamondback Bicycles Recalled Due to Fall or Crash Hazard

  • Diamondback Steilacoom RCX bicycle
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.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
November 08, 2012
Units:
About 40
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.

Recall Details

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.

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.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

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.
Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-705
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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