Quality Bicycle Products Recall of Bicycle Forks

November 2, 2004

Quality Bicycle Products Announces  Recall of Bicycle Forks

Name of Product: Salsa Campeon Bicycle Fork

Units: About 500

Manufacturer/Importer: Quality Bicycle Products, Inc., of Bloomington, Minn.

Hazard: 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.

Description: 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.

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.

Manufactured in: Taiwan

Remedy: Contact your local Salsa dealer to schedule a free repair. Salsa dealers have notified consumers directly about this recall.

Consumer Contact: 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 www.salsacycles.com. 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 or send e-mail to pman@salsacycles.com for assistance.