Rocky Mountain recalling bikes due to improperly installed brake housing

By Val Vanderpool

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.

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

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Via:: Bicycle Retailer and Industry News