Quality Bicycle Products recalls Salsa Cycles Cutthroat bikes

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Quality Bicycle Products of Bloomington, Minn., is recalling about 700 Salsa Cutthroat bicycles and forks sold in the U.S. and Canada.

The bicycle’s fork legs can crack or break, posing a fall hazard.

The firm has received seven reports of cracked forks. No injuries have been reported.

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.

The recalled Salsa Cutthroat models include:

  • 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)

The bicycles, manufactured in China, were sold at Salsa authorized bicycle dealerships nationwide from September 2019, through September 2020, for between $2,700 and $5,800.

What to do

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.

Consumers may contact Salsa Cycles toll-free at (877) 774-6208 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (CT), Monday through Friday or online at www.salsacycles.com click on “Safety and Support” at the top of the page, then “Recall” for more information.

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