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Rocky Mountain recalling bikes due to improperly installed brake housing

Published December 28, 2017

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Rocky Mountain Bicycles is recalling about 1,300 mountain bikes in the U.S. and 1,800 in Canada because of crash hazard due to brake housing that was not secured properly during manufacturing. No incidents or injuries have been reported to date.

The recall involves all model year 2018 Altitude, Instinct and Pipeline carbon and aluminum mountain bikes in various colors. These models were sold at Rocky Mountain dealers nationwide from June 2017 through November 2017 for between $2,600 and $7,300. The model name is printed on a sticker on the toptube and Rocky Mountain is printed on the downtube. The Rocky Mountain logo is also printed on the head badge on the headtube. The specified platform family is also printed on the rear triangle of the bicycle at the seatstay.

The bikes affected:

This recall involves all model year 2018 Altitude, Instinct and Pipeline of Rocky Mountain brand mountain bicycles. The carbon fiber and aluminum bicycles were sold in different colours. 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.

 
Models Colors
Instinct Carbon 90 BC Edition Orange/Green, Black/Blue
Instinct Carbon 70 Orange/Green, Black/Blue
Instinct Carbon 50 Orange/Green, Black/Blue
Instinct Carbon 30 Orange/Green, Black/Blue
Instinct Alloy 70 Orange/Green, Grey/Red
Instinct Alloy 50 Orange/Green
Pipeline Carbon 70 Blue/Red, Black/Orange
Pipeline Carbon 50 Blue/Red, Black/Orange
Pipeline Alloy 50 Blue/Red
Pipeline Alloy 30 Black/Orange
Altitude Carbon 90 Blue/Red, Grey/Black
Altitude 70 (Sram) Blue/Red, Grey/Black
Altitude Carbon 50 Blue/Red, Grey/Black
Altitude Alloy 70 (Sram) Blue/Red, Black/Red
Altitude Alloy 50 Black/Red
Altitude Alloy 30 Black/Blue

Consumers should stop using the recalled bikes immediately and contact Rocky Mountain at 866-522-2803 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, via email at info@bikes.com or online at bikes.com and click on Safety/Recall at the bottom of the page. Consumers can also contact an authorized Rocky Mountain dealer for free inspection and repair.

More information: CPSC recall notice | Canada recall notice | Rocky Mountain safety information

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