Salsa issues recall for 2020 Cutthroats, framesets and forks

Forks can crack or break, which could lead to a crash

Salsa Cutthroat Fork Recall

The Salsa Cutthroat Fork Recall applies to model-year 2020 complete bikes, framesets and aftermarket forks.

Salsa Cycles in conjunction with the CPSC has issued a recall of model year 2020 Cutthroat complete bicycles, framesets and aftermarket forks. The fork legs can crack or break, posing a fall hazard to the rider. To date, Salsa Cycles 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.

Salsa Cutthroat Fork Recall

This recall applies to approximately 600 units sold in the United States and 100 sold in Canada. Owners are urged to stop riding bikes equipped with the affected forks immediately. 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.

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About the author: Josh Patterson

Josh has been riding and racing mountain bikes since 1998, and has been writing about mountain biking and cyclocross since 2006. He was also at the forefront of the gravel cycling movement, and is a multi-time finisher of Dirty Kanza. These days, Josh spends most of this time riding the rocky trails and exploring the lonely gravel roads around his home in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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