Breezer Recalls Downtown Bicycles Due to Crash Hazard; Pedals Can Come Off

The bicycle pedal can separate from the spindle (axle) during use and cause the rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard.

Recall date: August 11, 2015
Recall number: 15-211
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  • Downtown 3-Dark Green

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    Downtown 3-Dark Green

  • Downtown 3-ST-Grey

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    Downtown 3-ST-Grey

  • Downtown 8-Dark Blue

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    Downtown 8-Dark Blue

  • Downtown 8-ST-Dark Grey

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    Downtown 8-ST-Dark Grey

  • Downtown EX Color Option 1-Dark Grey

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    Downtown EX Color Option 1-Dark Grey

  • Downtown EX Color Option 2-Dark Brown

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    Downtown EX Color Option 2-Dark Brown

  • Downtown EX-ST Color Option 1-Red

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    Downtown EX-ST Color Option 1-Red

  • Downtown EX-ST Color Option 2-Yellow

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    Downtown EX-ST Color Option 2-Yellow

Recall Summary

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.

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.

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Recall Details

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.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the bicycles and return then to a Breezer dealer for a free pedal replacement.

Sold at

Authorized Breezer Bicycles dealers nationwide from July 2014 through May 2015 for about $450 to $650.

Importer(s)

Advanced Sports International

Manufactured in

China

  • Downtown 3-Dark Green

  • Downtown 3-ST-Grey

  • Downtown 8-Dark Blue

  • Downtown 8-ST-Dark Grey

  • Downtown EX Color Option 1-Dark Grey

  • Downtown EX Color Option 2-Dark Brown

  • Downtown EX-ST Color Option 1-Red

  • Downtown EX-ST Color Option 2-Yellow