Quality Bicycle Products Recalls Salsa Cycles Cutthroat Bicycles Due To Injury Hazard

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Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 21:30
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Consumer Product Safety Commission

This recall involves 2020 Salsa Cutthroat series bicycles, including:  Salsa Cutthroat with model names GRX 810 Di2, GRX 810 1x, GRX 600, Apex 1, framesets, and Carbon Deluxe V2 aftermarket forks.  The model name is printed on the frame of the bicycles.  The bicycles are sold in a variety of different colors and sizes.  This recall involves only Cutthroat bicycles, framesets and forks in which the fork serial number contains the letter G.  A Cutthroat fork serial number is visible when the fork is removed from the frame.

Recalled 2020 Salsa Cutthroat Model Names

Salsa Cutthroat GRX 810 Di2

Salsa Cutthroat GRX 810 1x

Salsa Cutthroat GRX 600

Salsa Cutthroat Apex 1

Salsa Cutthroat framesets

Salsa Cutthroat Carbon Deluxe V2 aftermarket fork (Matte and Gloss)

 

Hazard: The bicycle’s fork legs can crack or break, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

Remedy: Replace

Recall date: November 10, 2020

Units: About 600 (In addition,  about 100 were sold in Canada) 

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles, contact Salsa Cycles, and bring the recalled Salsa Cutthroat bicycles, framesets, and aftermarket forks to a Salsa authorized retailer for inspection and free installation of a replacement fork.

Consumer Contact: Salsa Cycles toll-free at 877-774-6208 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday or visit www.salsacycles.com click on “Safety and Support” then “Recall” for more information.

Incidents/Injuries: Salsa Cycles has received seven reports of cracked forks.  No injuries have been reported.

Sold At: Salsa authorized bicycle dealerships nationwide from September 2019 through September 2020 for between $2,700 and $5,800.

Importer(s): Quality Bicycle Products, of Bloomington, Minn.

Manufactured In: China

Recall number: 21-025

Posting Dates: 
Sunday, November 15, 2020 to Monday, November 15, 2021