Bike Friday Recalls Tikit Folding Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

The tikit bike's handlebar stem can break and cause the rider to lose control.

Fecha del retiro: noviembre 14, 2012
Número del retiro: 13-038
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Resumen del retiro

Nombre del producto:

Tikit Folding Bicycles


The tikit bike’s handlebar stem can break and cause the rider to lose control, posing a fall hazard to the consumer.

Contacto para los consumidores:

Bike Friday; (800) 777-0258, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit (FAQs) and click on “tikit stem recall” for more information.

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Detalles del retiro


About 3,800


This recall involves all models of tikit brand folding bicycles. The 16-inch wheel custom bicycles were sold in various colors. The Bike Friday tikit brand decal is affixed to the bike frame.


The firm has received six reports of breaking handlebar stems, resulting in two reports of injuries including scrapes, bruises and a head laceration that required stitches.


Consumers should immediately stop riding the bicycle and contact Bike Friday to schedule a free repair.

Vendido en

Bike Friday direct and dealers nationwide from January 2007 through September 2012 for between $900 and $5,000.

Fabricado por

Green Gear Cycling Inc., dba Bike Friday, of Eugene, Ore.

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  • Bike Friday Tikit Bicycle