Recall: Pine Mountain bicycles
On 2017-04-06, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Pine Mountain bicycles due to a potential fall and crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in December 2015 for about $1000.
About 400 units are involved in this Marin mountain bicycle recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 4th recall of products in the Bicycles, Bikes & Accessories category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 190 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The rigid front forks on these recalled bikes can bend or break during use or while jumping, causing the rider to lose control, posing fall and crash hazards to the user.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mountain bikes and contact the firm for instructions on receiving a replacement bicycle fork and scheduling a free repair.
Marin Bikes at 800-222-7557 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.marinbikes.com and click on the "recalls/safety" link at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received four reports of bent bicycle forks including one report in the United States and three in other countries. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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