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<h2>[b]Tucker  Rocky Recalls Off-Road Motorcycle Clamp Kits; Bolts Can Break Causing  Handlebars to Separate During a Crash and Cause Serious Injury[/b]</h2>

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. </p>

[b]Name of Product: [/b]Pro Taper Clamp Kits Used With Off-Road Motorcycles</p>

[b]Units: [/b]About 12,000</p>

[b]Distributor: [/b]Tucker Rocky Distributing, of Fort Worth, Texas</p>

[b]Hazard: [/b]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.</p>

[b]Incidents/Injuries: [/b]There have been seven reports of bolts breaking.  No injuries have been reported.</p>

[b]Description: [/b]The  Pro Taper Clamp Kits are aftermarket accessories for off-road  motorcycles. The recall involves the following kits and part numbers:</p>

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  <table border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0">
        <td>Upper Triple Clamp Kit</td>
        <td align="center">02-2824



        <td align="center">02-2828



        <td align="center">02-2845



        <td>Complete Triple Clamp Kit</td>
        <td align="center" valign="top">02-2830



        <td align="center">02-2834




        <td align="center">02-2850




        <td>Handlebar Clamp Kit

          (Universal Solid Mount Kit and

          Universal Rubber Mount Kit)</td>
        <td align="center">02-2821</td>
        <td align="center">02-2822</td>
        <td>Replacement Bolt Kit</td>
        <td align="center">02-2855</td>
        <td align="center">02-2886</td>

[b]Sold at: [/b]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.</p>

[b]Manufactured in: [/b]Taiwan</p>

[b]Remedy: [/b]Consumers  should immediately stop riding off-road motorcycles equipped with the  recalled kits and contact the firm for free replacement bolts.</p>

[b]Consumer Contact: [/b]For  further information, call Tucker Rocky Distributing toll-free at (866)  217-7750 anytime, or visit the firm’s Web site at</p>

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[url="javascript:send();"]Send the link for this page to a friend![/url] The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting  the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more  than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction.  Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents  cost the nation more than $800 billion annually. The CPSC is committed  to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire,  electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. The CPSC's work to ensure  the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools,  cigarette lighters, and household chemicals - contributed significantly  to the decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with  consumer products over the past 30 years.</p>

 To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC's  hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270,  or visit CPSC's web site at [url=""][/url].  To join a CPSC email subscription list, please go to [url=""][/url]. Consumers can obtain this release and recall information at CPSC's Web site at [url=""][/url]. </p>
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