These motorcycles were sold throughout the United States including the Atlanta, Georgia area.
They are being recalled because of handle bar clamp failure which caused a serious accident when they failed to remain attached to the handle bars causing the motorcycle to crash; and causing injury to the rider.
In the Atlanta area, they have distributors in Peachtree City, Roswell, Gainesville, and Athens. Check this site for one nearest to you anywhere in the US. http://www.ktm.com/us/ready-to-race.html
The makers at KTM North America wants to hear from you if you own this motorcycle. You can go to this website and correspond with them regarding any issues you may have.
KTM North America Recalls Off-Road Motorcycles Due to Fall or Crash Hazard
This recall affects several models; but they are either orange or blue in color.
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued the following recall?
Name of product: Off-Road Motorcycles
Units: About 6,117
Importer: KTM North America Inc., of Murrieta, Calif.
Hazard: The motorcycle handlebar clamp can develop cracks during normal use causing the handlebars to move from their set position. This can result in the rider losing control of the vehicle, posing a fall or crash hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: KTM received a report of one incident in which the consumer was hospitalized from injuries received in a crash after the handlebar clamps cracked and failed to secure the handlebars.
Description: This recall involves all 2011 KTM and Husaberg off-road/competition motorcycles.
The affected KTM bikes are orange and black in color with the model name and KTM™ logo located on the right and left shrouds.
Husaberg models included in this recall:
The affected Husaberg bikes are blue, yellow and white in color with the model name and Husaberg logo located on the right and left shrouds.
Sold at: Authorized KTM and Husaberg dealers nationwide from April 2010 through May 2011 for between $6,200 and $9,500.
Manufactured in: Austria
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled motorcycles and contact authorized KTM and Husaberg dealers to schedule a free repair.
Photos and additional information available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11319.html
Consumer Contact: For additional information, consumers should contact authorized KTM or Husaberg dealers. Authorized dealers can be located by going to www.ktm.com or www.husaberg.com. Consumers may also call KTM North America Inc. customer relations at (888) 985-6090 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday to Friday.
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