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SCOTT Recalls Speedster Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the CPSC hotline at 1-800-638-2772, or visit http//:www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. Further recall information is available at http://www.cpsc.gov.

Recall Summary

Name of Product: 2014 SCOTT® Speedster 30 and 40, and Contessa Speedster 25 and 35 road bicycles

Hazard: The steerer tube in the front fork can break, posing a fall hazard.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop riding the bicycle and take it to an authorized SCOTT dealer. Consumers with a recalled bicycle will receive a free replacement fork and have it installed at no cost.

Consumer Contact: Scott USA toll-free at (888) 607-8365 ext. 2012 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email recall@scott-sports.com, or online at www.scott-sports.com and click on "Safety and Recalls" at the bottom of the page for more information.

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/SCOTT-Recalls-Speedster-Bicycles

Recall Details

Units: About 2,000 in the United States

Description: This recall involves model year 2014 SCOTT men's and women's road bicycles, models Speedster 30, Speedster 40, Contessa Speedster 25 and Contessa Speedster 35. The bikes have the brand name "SCOTT" and the model name "Speedster" on the frame. They were sold in black and white with blue, green, purple or teal accents. The following serial number ranges are included in the recall: AS30500001–AS30504930, AS30700001–AS30704651, AS30900001–AS30903278, AS31100001–AS31103744 and AS40101604–AS40105463. The serial number is printed on a white sticker and embossed on the underside of the bicycle frame near the pedals.

Incidents/Injuries: Scott USA has received one report of a fork breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Sold at: Authorized SCOTT dealers nationwide at retail and online from about August 2013 through May 2014 for between $1,000 and $1,300.

Manufacturer: Scott USA Inc. of Ketchum, Idaho

Manufactured in: Cambodia

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction.  Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

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