WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Procycle Group of Canada, has issued a voluntary recall of about 325 Rocky Mountain bikes.
The front fork steering tube can break, posing a fall injury hazard.
The firm has received four reports of injuries, including three reports of cuts and scrapes and one report of a broken wrist.
The recalled bicycles have Rocky Mountain Bicycle printed on the frame. Only bicycles with certain serial numbers, located on the bottom side of the bicycle, are included in this recall. The recall includes the following bicycles:
Model Year Color
Solo CX 2008 Gun metal gray
Solo CX 2009 White
Solo CX 2010 White
Solo CXD 2008 Gun metal gray
Solo CXD 2009 Titanium silver
Solo CXR 2009 Black
Metropolis SEA 2010 Gray
These bikes were sold at bicycle stores and other specialty stores nationwide and on the web at www.backcountry.com from June 2007 through November 2010 for between $1,300 and $1,700. They were manufactured in Canada.
Consumers should stop using the bicycles immediately and contact Procycle with your serial number to determine if it is included in the recall and to arrange for a free replacement of the fork.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Procycle toll-free at (855) 880-9062 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.bikes.com.