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Quality Bicycle Products Recalls Salsa Cycles Cutthroat Bicycles Due To Injury Hazard

  • Recalled Salsa Cutthroat GRX series bicycle, GRX 600
  • Recalled Salsa Cutthroat frameset
Name of Product:
Salsa Cutthroat Bicycles and Forks
Hazard:

The bicycle’s fork legs can crack or break, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
November 10, 2020
Units:

About 600 (In addition,  about 100 were sold in Canada) 

Consumer Contact

Salsa Cycles toll-free at 877-774-6208 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday or visit www.salsacycles.com click on “Safety and Support” then “Recall” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves 2020 Salsa Cutthroat series bicycles, including:  Salsa Cutthroat with model names GRX 810 Di2, GRX 810 1x, GRX 600, Apex 1, framesets, and Carbon Deluxe V2 aftermarket forks.  The model name is printed on the frame of the bicycles.  The bicycles are sold in a variety of different colors and sizes.  This recall involves only Cutthroat bicycles, framesets and forks in which the fork serial number contains the letter G.  A Cutthroat fork serial number is visible when the fork is removed from the frame.

Recalled 2020 Salsa Cutthroat Model Names
Salsa Cutthroat GRX 810 Di2
Salsa Cutthroat GRX 810 1x
Salsa Cutthroat GRX 600
Salsa Cutthroat Apex 1
Salsa Cutthroat framesets
Salsa Cutthroat Carbon Deluxe V2 aftermarket fork (Matte and Gloss)
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles, contact Salsa Cycles, and bring the recalled Salsa Cutthroat bicycles, framesets, and aftermarket forks to a Salsa authorized retailer for inspection and free installation of a replacement fork.

Incidents/Injuries:

Salsa Cycles has received seven reports of cracked forks.  No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Salsa authorized bicycle dealerships nationwide from September 2019 through September 2020 for between $2,700 and $5,800.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Quality Bicycle Products, of Bloomington, Minn.

Recall number:
21-025
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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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