Diamondback Bicycles Recalled

Date:
November 8, 2012
Category:
Company/Brand:
Diamondback Bicycles
The Danger:
Bicycles assembled with incorrect headset parts could cause the steerer tube to fail, causing the rider to lose control and fall or crash.
Description:
Bicycles included in the recall are the 2013 Diamondback Steilacoom RCX, which are black in color and sold in various sizes ranging from 50-cm to 59-cm. "RCX" is printed on the top tube of the bicycle. The bicycle is for use on or off-road.
Sold At:
Online through promotive.com and 3point5.com, as well as through authorized Diamondback retailers nationwide from August 2012 through September 2012 for between $900 and $1100.
What To Do:
Immediately stop riding the bicycle and take it to an authorized Diamondback dealer to have it inspected. Bicycles found to have the incorrect headset parts will have the fork replaced and assembled with the correct headset parts at no charge. Contact the company toll-free at (800) 222-5527 or visit diamondback.com.
For More Information:
cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13705.html

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