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Bicycle recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission,today announced a voluntary recall of t Eastside Fix Bicycle Forks distributed by Campus Cruisers LLC of Boulder, Colo.  Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Hazard: The bicycle's front fork can crack or break, causing a sudden loss of steering control and posing a fall hazard to bicyclists.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received four reports of lateral cracks beneath the front fork's crown. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves Campus Cruisers' Eastside Fix model bicycles. The single speed bicycle has an aluminum frame and fork. The bicycles were sold in royal blue with a white leather seat and white gel grips on the handlebars.

Sold at: Independent bicycle dealers nationwide from March 2010 through May 2010 for about $450.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop riding bicycles with the recalled front forks. Consumers can contact their local Campus Cruisers dealer to schedule a free repair. Consumers who are not near an authorized dealer should contact Campus Cruisers for assistance.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Campus Cruisers toll-free at (877) 260-2721 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website



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