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Norco Recalls Bicycle Frames

Published May 19, 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Norco, has issued a voluntary recall on about 3,600 frames.

The bicycle frame can crack and separate, causing a rider to fall from the bicycle and suffer injuries.

Norco has received one report of a rider who fractured their collar bone after falling from the bicycle.

The recalled bicycle frames include the following model year and model names: 2007 Team DH, 2008 Team DH, Aline Park, Aline, Atomik, Shore 1,2,3, 2009 Atomik (without gussets). All colors are included in the recall and the model name is printed on a decal on the top tube of each frame/bike.

These frames were sold at various bicycle distributors nationwide from September 2006 through February 2009 for between $2,000 and $7,000. They were manufactured in Taiwan.

All owners should immediately stop using the bicycle frame and contact a local Norco dealer or Norco directly for information regarding receiving a possible replacement frame.

For additional information, contact your local Norco dealer or call (800) 663-8916 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday PT or visit the firm's Web site at www.norco.com or e-mail at recall@norco.com.

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