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Rocky Mountain Bicycles Recalls 2018 Altitude, Instinct and Pipeline Models

release by Health Canada

December 29, 2017 (St-Georges, Que.) – Rocky Mountain Bicycles is recalling 2018 Altitude, Instinct and Pipeline models as the brake cable housing was not secured properly during manufacturing, which can cause brake failure, posing a crash hazard to the rider. As of Dec. 20, 2017, no reports of incident or injury in Canada have been received. In the United States, the company has also received no reports of incident or injury. From June 2017 to December 2017, approximately 1,800 units of the affected products were sold in Canada, and approximately 1,300 were sold in the United States.

The following Rocky Mountain brand bicycles are included in this recall:
Models Colours
Instinct Carbon 90 BC Edition Orange/Green, Black/Blue
Instinct Carbon 70 Orange/Green, Black/Blue
Instinct Carbon 50 Orange/Green, Black/Blue
Instinct Carbon 30 Orange/Green, Black/Blue
Instinct Alloy 70 Orange/Green, Grey/Red
Instinct Alloy 50 Orange/Green
Pipeline Carbon 70 Blue/Red, Black/Orange
Pipeline Carbon 50 Blue/Red, Black/Orange
Pipeline Alloy 50 Blue/Red
Pipeline Alloy 30 Black/Orange
Altitude Carbon 90 Blue/Red, Grey/Black
Altitude 70 (Sram) Blue/Red, Grey/Black
Altitude Carbon 50 Blue/Red, Grey/Black
Altitude Alloy 70 (Sram) Blue/Red, Black/Red
Altitude Alloy 50 Black/Red
Altitude Alloy 30 Black/Blue

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

For more information, consumers may contact Rocky Mountain Bicycles by telephone toll-free at 1-866-522-2803 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email or online and click on Safety/Recall at the bottom of the page.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission’s website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.

For the full recall notice please click here.

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