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Rocky Mountain Bicycles Recall Mountain Bicycles Due to Crash Hazard

  • Rocky Mountain Altitude 2018
  • Rocky Mountain Instinct 2018
  • Rocky Mountain Pipeline 2018
  • Brand, model and platform location
Name of Product:
Mountain bicycles
Hazard:

The brake cable housing was not secured properly during manufacturing, which can cause brake failure, posing a crash hazard to the rider.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
December 27, 2017
Units:
About 1,300 (in addition, 1,800 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

Rocky Mountain at 866-522-2803 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, via email at info@bikes.com or online at www.bikes.com and click on Safety/Recall at the bottom of the page.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves all model year 2018 Altitude, Instinct and Pipeline mountain bicycles. The carbon fiber and aluminum bicycles were sold in different colors. The model name is printed on a sticker on the top tube of the bicycles. Rocky Mountain is printed on the down tube. The Rocky Mountain logo is also printed on the headbadge on the headtube. The specified platform family is also printed on the rear triangle of the bicycle at the seatstay.

Remedy:

Consumers should stop using the recalled bicycles immediately and contact an authorized Rocky Mountain dealer for free inspection and free repair. 

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported 

Sold At

Rocky Mountain bicycle dealers nationwide from June 2017 through November 2017 for between $2,600 and $7,300.

Manufacturer(s):

Rocky Mountain Bicycles, of Canada

Manufactured In:
Taiwan and Canada
Importer(s):

Rocky Mountain Bicycles, of Canada

Distributor(s):

Rocky Mountain Bicycles, of Canada

Recall number:
18-069
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About the U.S. CPSC
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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