*** Hive Recalls To Repair Bicycle Brakes ***
Washington D.C. ( CPSC ) -- 10/14/2010
The Hive Announces Recall to Repair Revl
Carbon Road Bicycle Brakes Due to Fall Hazard.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the
firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following
consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately
unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled
Name of Product: Revl carbon bicycle brakes
Units: About 500
Importer: Perigeum Development Inc., dba The Hive, of Petaluma, Calif.
Hazard: The cable clamping area of the bicycle brakes can crack over time,
causing the brakes to fail. This could pose a fall or crash hazard to the cyclist.
Incidents/Injuries: No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recall involves black Revl carbon road bicycle brakes with
date codes 41B, 44B, 45B, 53B, 13C and 16C printed on the underside of
the carbon brake arms. "Revl" is printed on the brake.
Sold at: Bicycle specialty stores nationwide from September
2009 through August 2010 for about $390 per set.
Manufactured in: Taiwan
Remedy: Consumers should stop using their bicycles with these recalled
brakes and contact The Hive for replacement parts and instruction to repair
their brakes or contact their retailer to perform the repair free of charge.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact The Hive at
(800) 801-9936 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday
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