WASHINGTON, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–January 12, 2010. 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.Redlinebicycles.com