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Diamondback recalls about 40 'cross bikes

Published November 11, 2012
Recalled Diamondback Steilacoom RCX

KENT, WA (BRAIN) — Diamondback is working with the Consumer Product Safety Commision on a recall of about 40 cyclocross bikes that were assembled with incorrect headset parts. The incorrect part could cause the steerer tube to fail, although the company has had no reports of incidents.

The model year 2013 Diamondback Steilacoom RCX bicycles were manufactured by Universal Cycle Corp., of Guang Zhou, China. They were sold 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.

The bikes included in the recall 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. 

Consumers are being told to stop using the bikes immediately and contact Diamondback Bicycles at (800) 222-5527 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.diamondback.com.

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