Redline Issues Recall of 2010 Conquest Pro Forks
If you are riding a new 2010 Redline Conquest Pro, pay attention to the recall notice below and let your Redline dealer take of you. Know folks who may be riding one? Be safe and alert them of this recall.
Bicycles and Framesets Recalled by Seattle Bike Supply Due to Fall Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: 2010 Redline Conquest Pro Bicycles and Framesets
Hazard: The bicycle’s fork legs can separate from the fork crown and cause the rider to lose control, posing a risk of serious injury if the rider falls.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm is aware of three reports of forks separating with minor injuries reported in one of the incidents.
Description: This recall involves all 2010 Redline Conquest Pro Cyclocross bicycles and framesets. The bicycles and framesets were sold in pearl white/blue and have aluminum frames with carbon fiber forks and aluminum steerer tubes.
Sold at: Bicycle specialty stores nationwide between August 2009 and November 2009 for about $1,900 for the bicycle and about $550 for the frameset.
Manufactured in: Taiwan
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and framesets and contact their local Redline bicycle dealer to receive a free inspection and fork replacement.
Consumer Contact: For additional information contact Redline Bicycles at (800) 283-2453 or visit the firm’s Web site at www.Redlinebicyles.com
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 283-2453
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772