Rocky Mountain Bicycles Recalls Mountain Bikes Due to Crash and Injury Risk

The brake cable housing was not secured properly during manufacturing, possibly leading to brake failure

Rocky Mountain Bicycles Recalls Mountain Bikes Due to Crash and Injury Risk
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January 9, 2018

A crash hazard has prompted Rocky Mountain Bicycles to recall 1,300 mountain bikes.

The brake cable housing on the recalled bicycles was not secured properly during manufacturing, which can cause brake failure. If the brakes fail, the rider could fall and be seriously injured.

Recall Details

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 bike. 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 bicycle at the seatstay.

WHere were they sold?

The recalled mountain bikes were sold at Rocky Mountain bicycle dealers nationwide from June 2017 through November 2017 for between $2,600 and $7,300 each.

No incidents or injuries related to this recall have been reported to date.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the recalled bicycles immediately and contact an authorized Rocky Mountain dealer for a free inspection and repair.

For more information about this recall, contact Rocky Mountain Bicycles at (866) 522-2803.