For Immediate Release
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 283-2453
January 12, 2010 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
Release #10 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Bicycles and Framesets Recalled By Seattle Bike Supply Due to Fall Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: 2010 Redline Conquest Pro Bicycles and Framesets
Units: About 350
Distributor: Seattle Bike Supply, of Kent, Wash.
Hazard: The bicycle’s fork legs can separate from the fork crown and cause the rider to lose control, posing a risk of serious injury if the rider falls.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm is aware of three reports of forks separating with minor injuries reported in one of the incidents.
Description: This recall involves all 2010 Redline Conquest Pro Cyclocross bicycles and framesets. The bicycles and framesets were sold in pearl white/blue and have aluminum frames with carbon fiber forks and aluminum steerer tubes.
Sold at: Bicycle specialty stores nationwide between August 2009 and November 2009 for about $1,900 for the bicycle and about $550 for the frameset.
Manufactured in: Taiwan
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and framesets and contact their local Redline bicycle dealer to receive a free inspection and fork replacement.
Consumer Contact: For additional information contact Redline Bicycles at (800) 283-2453 or visit the firm’s Web site at www.Redlinebicyles.com
CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx
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