• Tue November 23 2004
  • Posted Nov 23, 2004
Quality Bicycle Products is recalling its Salsa Campeon Bicycle Fork. The steering tube on the bicycle fork can crack or break, causing a sudden loss of steering control and causing a fall hazard to bicyclists. There have been two reports of forks cracking or breaking, including one incident resulting in abrasions and bruises to the rider. The recall involves carbon fiber/aluminum forks included with the Salsa model F-01 Campeon frame set in either White/Black or Red/Black color combinations. Units included in this recall have a code of CK, DA, or DB and a serial number from 03400 to 04600. The model number, date code and serial number are located on a label at the base of the steerer tube near the crown of the fork. The forks were sold at bicycle specialty stores nationwide from April 2004 through June 2004. The Salsa frameset that included the recalled bicycle fork sold for about $940. Consumers should contact their local Salsa dealer to schedule a free repair. Salsa dealers have notified consumers directly about this recall. Owners of the recalled bicycle forks should immediately stop using the product and contact their Salsa dealer directly. Authorized Salsa dealers can be found online at Consumers who do not live near an authorized Salsa dealer should call Quality Bicycle Products, Inc. at (952) 941-9391 ext. 2004 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday. The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

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