West Marine Recalls Folding Bicycles; Frames Can Break Causing Riders to Fall
Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Recall SummaryFolding Bicycles
The bicycle’s frame can break during use, posing a fall hazard to the rider.www.westmarine.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for additional information.
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DescriptionThis recall involves two models of folding bicycles, the Jetty Express 2 and the Port Runner 2, that are designed for use in and around docks and marinas. The Jetty Express 2 has a blue and white frame and folds at a hinge in the middle. Jetty Express 2 is printed on the bike’s frame. The Port Runner 2 has a red frame and folds at a hinge in the middle. Port Runner 2 is printed on the bike’s frame.
Incidents/InjuriesWest Marine has received three reports of the bicycle’s frame breaking, resulting in bruises and scrapes to a rider.
RemedyConsumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and return them to West Marine for a free replacement folding bicycle.
Sold atWest Marine stores nationwide, online at www.westmarine.com and in the West Marine catalog from March 2010 through July 2013 for between $300 and $400.
ManufacturerWest Marine Products Inc., of Watsonville, Calif.
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