Friday, January 31, 2014

Recall: Folding Bicycles

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 Summary

Folding Bicycles
The bicycle’s frame can break during use, posing a fall hazard to the rider.
West Marine at (800) 262-8464 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for additional information.
Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

About 4,600
This 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.

West Marine has received three reports of the bicycle’s frame breaking, resulting in bruises and scrapes to a rider. 

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and return them to West Marine for a free replacement folding bicycle.
Sold at
West Marine stores nationwide, online at and in the West Marine catalog from March 2010 through July 2013 for between $300 and $400.
West Marine Products Inc., of Watsonville, Calif.
Manufactured in

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