WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Breezer-Recalls-Downtown-Bicycles
Name of Product: Breezer Downtown Bicycles
Hazard: The bicycle pedal can separate from the spindle (axle) during use and cause the rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the bicycles and return them to a Breezer dealer for a free pedal replacement.
Consumer Contact: Advanced Sports International toll-free at (888) 286-6263 between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit www.breezerbikes.com, click on “Recall Notices” in the bottom left corner of the homepage and choose “Downtown Pedal Recall” for more information.
Units: About 1,700
Description: This recall involves Breezer Bicycles models Downtown 3, Downtown 3-ST, Downtown 8, Downtown 8-ST, Downtown EX and Downtown EX-ST. The main frame is made of steel and has either a single or dual water bottle mount, and the wheel sets are aluminum. The bicycles come in eight different sizes and a variety of gloss colors, including candy apple, chartreuse, chocolate, dark blue, dark green, shale and slate. The model is printed on the top tube of the bicycle.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 12 reports of pedals separating from the spindle. No injuries have been reported.
Sold at: Authorized Breezer Bicycles dealers nationwide from July 2014 through May 2015 for about $450 to $650.
Importer: Advanced Sports International, of Philadelphia, Pa.
Manufactured in: China
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission