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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, D.C. 20207

For Immediate Release Firm’s Recall Hotline: (866) 892-6059
October, 2010 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
Release #10-DRAFT 9/24/10 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Bicycles Recalled by Easton Sports; Seat Post Poses Fall Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – 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 consumer product.

Name of product: Bicycles with 2010 EC90 Zero seat posts

Units: About 200

Importer: Easton Sports, of Scotts Valley, Calif.

Hazard: The carbon top clamp of the seat post can crack, posing a fall hazard to the user.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves bicycles with 2010 EC90 Zero seat posts. The EC90 Zero seat posts are black with red and gray graphics. “EC90” is printed on the post.

Sold at: Turner Suspension Bicycles, Ibis Cycles and Security Bicycle Accessories retailers nationwide from April 2010 through August 2010 for between $150 and $200.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop riding the bicycles and contact any authorized Easton Sports for a free replacement top seat clamp.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Eason Sports toll-free at (866) 892-6059 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at www.eastoncycling.com.

For detailed information on identifying which products are affected by the recall, please download the PDF document: EC90 Seat Post Recall.