Recall watch: Mountain bikes, benches pulled
Updated 3:50 pm, Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Rocky Mountain Bicycles is recalling about 1,300 mountain bikes sold in the United States because the brake cable housing was not secured properly during manufacturing, which can cause brake failure, posing a crash hazard. No injuries have been reported.
The recall involves all model year 2018 Altitude, Instinct and Pipeline mountain bicycles. The model name is printed on a sticker on the top tube of the bicycles. Rocky Mountain is printed on the down tube. The Rocky Mountain logo is also printed on the head badge on the head tube. The specified platform family is also printed on the rear triangle of the bicycle at the seat stay.
The bikes were sold at Rocky Mountain bicycle dealers nationwide from June 2017 through November 2017 for between $2,600 and $7,300.
Consumers should stop using the recalled bicycles immediately and contact an authorized Rocky Mountain dealer for free inspection and free repair. Call 866-522-2803, email at email@example.com or visit www.bikes.com and click on Safety/Recall at the bottom of the page.
Breakable benches pulled
Vilo Home has recalled about 200 Marseille dining benches because the foam seat cushion and base can crack in the middle and cause the bench to collapse, posing a fall hazard. Vilo Home has received two reports of the benches cracking in the middle and collapsing. No injuries have been reported.
The benches, made of rubber wood, were sold in black and brown with beige linen seat cushions. The bench measures about 52 inches by 18 inches wide. The model number is VH1103 and can be found on the product label on the bottom of the bench. The products were sold at Amazon.com, Wayfair.com, Hayneedle.com and various home furnishing stores nationwide from June 2017 through September 2017 for about $150.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled benches and contact Vilo Home for a full refund. Call 833-321-2715 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.