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Rocky Mountain Bicycles recalls some cyclocross bikes because of fork failures

Rocky Mountain Bicycles is recalling about 325 'cross bikes because the steerer tube can fail.

Procycle Group, Inc., the parent company of Rocky Mountain Bicycles, is recalling about 325 cyclocross bikes because the steerer tube on the bikes can fail.

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the company has received four reports of injuries, including three reports of cuts and scrapes and one report of a broken wrist.

The following bike models are affected by the recall:

2009 Rocky Mountain Solo CXD
2009 Rocky Mountain Solo CXD, one of the affected models

Solo CX 2008 Gun metal gray
Solo CX 2009 White
Solo CX 2010 White
Solo CXD 2008 Gun metal gray
Solo CXD 2009 Titanium silver
Solo CXR 2009 Black
Metropolis SEA 2010 Gray

The bikes were sold from June 2007 through November 2010 for between $1,300 and $1,700.

Consumers should stop using the bicycles immediately and contact Procycle with your serial number to determine if it is included in the recall and to arrange for a free replacement of the fork.

For additional information, contact Procycle toll-free at (855) 880-9062 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.bikes.com.