The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Rocky Mountain-Solo Bicycles
Units: About 45
Manufacturer: Procycle Group Inc., of Quebec, Canada
Hazard: The head tube can detach from the rest of the frame, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Procycle Group Inc. has received two reports of head tubes detaching from the frames, resulting in shoulder and facial injuries.
Description: This recall involves the Rocky Mountain Bicycles brand of Solo bicycles. The models included in this recall are: 2006 SOLO CR50, 2006 SOLO CR70, and 2007 SOLO CR LTD. The bicycles have a full carbon Columbus frame. "Rocky Mountain" and "Solo" are printed on the head tube.
Sold by: Independent bicycle dealers nationwide from August 2006 through July 2007 for between $2,000 and $5,850.
Manufactured in: Taiwan
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the bicycle immediately and return the frame to the bicycle store where purchased to receive a free replacement frame, a full refund, or credit.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Procycle Group Inc. at (800) 663-2512 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.bikes.com