Rocky Mountain Bicycle Recall [US & Canada]


Canada FlagUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Rocky Mountain Bicycle Recall [US & Canada]Rocky Mountain Bicycles recalls an estimated 3,100 Altitude, Instinct and Pipeline Mountain Bicycles due to suspected brake cable housing malfunction and consequential risk of brake failure, crash and injury, all health and safety hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/IY9Q30huac2; HCSC: http://ht.ly/pCMw30huadf

Direct US link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Rocky-Mountain-Bicycles-Recall-Mountain-Bicycles-Due-to-Crash-Hazard

Direct Canada link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/65472r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves all model year 2018 Altitude, Instinct and Pipeline Mountain Bicycles.

  • The carbon fiber and aluminum Bicycles were sold in different colors. The model name is printed on a sticker on the top tube of the Bicycles while the brand, “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 Bicycles at the seatstay.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Bicycles can be found on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the brake cable housing was not secured properly during manufacturing. This potential defect can cause brake failure, posing crash and injury hazards to the rider.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Mountain Bicycles, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Rocky Mountain at 1-866-522-2803 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can e-mail the company at info@bikes.com or visit the company’s Web site at http://www.bikes.com and click on the Safety/Recall link at the bottom of the page.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Bicycles, please search for “bicycle” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fall hazards, please search for “fall” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold by Rocky Mountain Bicycles, please search for “Rocky Mountain” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 18-069
HCSC ID number: RA-65472
Recalls Direct RIN: 9612-2017
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
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==> https://www.saferproducts.gov/CPSRMSPublic/Incidents/ReportIncident.aspx
Search for a recalled product on the US CPSC Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/

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