Electra Bicycle Company Recalls Bicycles with Front Trays; Trays Can Come Loose and Pose Fall Hazard to Riders
WASHINGTON, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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: 2009 Model Electra Bicycles with Front Trays
Units: About 3,000
Importer: Electra Bicycle Company LLC, of Vista, Calif.
The front tray on the bicycle can come loose and contact the front tire, posing a fall hazard to riders.
Electra Bicycle has received four reports of the front tray coming loose, including one incident that resulted in minor cuts and bruises.
This recall involves the following Electra 2009 model bicycles: Delivery 3i, Delivery 8D, Holiday 3i and Surf 3i. Bicycles with trays connected to the fork crown with a bolt passing fully through the tab are not included in the recall.
Authorized Electra Bicycle dealers nationwide from October 2008 through February 2009 for between $600 and $750.
Consumers should immediately stop riding these bicycles and contact an Electra Bicycle dealer for a free inspection and repair.
For additional information, contact Electra Bicycle at (800) 261-1644 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.electrabike.com.