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Easton Sports Bicycles Recalled

Date:
November 12, 2009
Category:
Sporting Goods
Company/Brand:
Easton Sports
The Danger:
The bicycle stem can crack and cause the rider to lose control, posing a risk of serious injury if the rider falls.
Description:
This recall involves about 6,400 Easton Sports bicycles. It includes all Raleigh 2007, XXIX 700c MTN, RX1.0, Diamondback 2007, Mission, and Sortie bicycles with EA30 stems. The EA30 stems are black with white-and-gray graphics and feature a four-bolt stem face cap. "EA30" is printed on the stem. EA30 stems sold as aftermarket items are included in this recall.
Sold At:
Independent bicycle dealers nationwide from August 2007 through August 2009 for between $500 and $1,200. Aftermarket stems were sold from August 2007 through September 2009 for about $30.
What To Do:
Immediately stop riding the bicycles and contact any authorized Easton Sports for a free replacement stem. For more information, contact Easton Sports toll-free at (866) 892-6059 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit www.eastonbike.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10038.html