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    Niner Bikes Recall

    sorry if this is a duplicate. it's news to me...after further reading it may in fact be a repeat, but the "cpsc" just kicked it out this month.


    Niner Bikes Recalls Bicycle Frame Due to Crash Hazard


    Manufacturer: Niner Bikes of North Hollywood, California

    Hazard: A welding deficiency can cause the bicycle frames to crack along the welds of the front triangle of the bicycle. This can cause the rider to lose control and crash.

    Incidents/Injuries: Niner Bikes has not received any reports of injuries. The company has received 53 reports of cracks along the welds while bicycles were in use.

    Description: The recalled bicycle frames include all Jet 9 models ranging sequentially from serial numbers P8001682 to P9400454. The frame is a full suspension model in the colors green, white or black. "Jet 9" and "Niner" are painted on the bicycle frame. The frame was made from 6000 series aluminum.

    Sold at: Bicycle stores nationwide and overseas from March 2008 through September 2009 for $1,750.

    Manufactured in: Taiwan

    Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled frames and contact Niner Bikes for a replacement.

    Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Niner Bikes toll-free at (877) 646-3792 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or at the firm's Web site at www.ninerbikes.com
    Last edited by WadePatton; 05-17-2010 at 09:31 AM.
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    Old, old, old, news... :wink:

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    Check out mtbr.com for the reviews of the r.i.p.. Niner replaced j.e.t.'s with r.i.p.'s (while working out the bugs) and the new r.i.p. owners are diggin' them.

    Gary

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