Yuba Bicycles Recalls Mundo Cargo Bikes Due to Injury Hazard

Passengers’ feet can get caught in the rear wheel of the 26-inch Mundo V4 bikes.

Recall date: March 20, 2013
Recall number: 13-144
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  • Yuba Bicycles Mundo V4 cargo bike

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    Yuba Bicycles Mundo V4 cargo bike

  • Yuba Bicycles will install free wheel covers/wheelskirts on the recalled cargo bicycles

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    Yuba Bicycles will install free wheel covers/wheelskirts on the recalled cargo bicycles

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Cargo Bike

Hazard:

Passengers’ feet can get caught in the rear wheel, posing a foot injury.

Consumer Contact:

Yuba Bicycles, toll-free at ‪(877) 889-9822, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.yubabikes.com, then click on “Mundo V4.0 recall” under Recall near the bottom of the page for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 1,000

Description

The recalled bicycles are Mundo V4 cargo bikes. The 26-inch bicycles have steel frames, aluminum fenders on the front and rear wheels, and a wood utility deck mounted on the rear cargo rack. The bikes come in orange, black or blue. The word “Mundo” is on the top tube of the bicycle frame and “Yuba” is on the down tube. The serial number range for the recalled bikes is ADA11A008000 to ACA12D018000. The serial number is located on the kickstand plate.

Incidents/Injuries

Yuba Bicycles is aware of two reports of passengers having their feet caught in the rear wheel. No injuries were reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cargo bikes and contact Yuba Bicycles to receive free wheel covers/wheelskirts and have them installed at no cost.

Sold at

Bicycles dealers nationwide and by Yuba Bicycles online from May 2011 through December 2012 for about $1099.

Importer

Yuba Bicycles, of Sausalito, Calif.

Manufactured in

China

  • Yuba Bicycles Mundo V4 cargo bike

  • Yuba Bicycles will install free wheel covers/wheelskirts on the recalled cargo bicycles