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Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Pro Taper Motorcycle Clamp Kits Recalled By Tucker Rocky Distributing, of Fort Worth, Texas

Tucker Rocky Recalls Off-Road Motorcycle Clamp Kits; Bolts Can Break Causing Handlebars to Separate During a Crash and Cause Serious Injury

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.

Name of Product: Pro Taper Clamp Kits Used With Off-Road Motorcycles

Units: About 12,000

Distributor: Tucker Rocky Distributing, of Fort Worth, Texas

Hazard: Some of the bolts included in the clamp kits (or sold separately) if installed incorrectly can break under extreme force such as a crash. This can cause the handlebars to separate posing a risk of serious injury to the rider.

Incidents/Injuries: There have been seven reports of bolts breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The Pro Taper Clamp Kits are aftermarket accessories for off-road motorcycles. The recall involves the following kits and part numbers:

Upper Triple Clamp Kit02-2824
02-2825
02-2826
02-2827
02-2828
02-2829
02-2843
02-2844
02-2845
02-2846
02-2849
02-2851
Complete Triple Clamp Kit02-2830
02-2831
02-2832
02-2833
02-2834
02-2839
02-2840
02-2847
02-2848
02-2850
02-2852
02-2853
02-2854
02-2855
Handlebar Clamp Kit
(Universal Solid Mount Kit and
Universal Rubber Mount Kit)
02-282102-2822
Replacement Bolt Kit02-285502-2886

Sold at: Motorcycle dealerships nationwide from October 2007 through March 2008 and ranged in price from $5 for the Replacement Bolt Kit to $440 for the Complete Triple Clamp Kit.

Manufactured in: Taiwan

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop riding off-road motorcycles equipped with the recalled kits and contact the firm for free replacement bolts.

Consumer Contact: For further information, call Tucker Rocky Distributing toll-free at (866) 217-7750 anytime, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.protaper.com

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