Stile Products Recalls Tern Folding Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

The frame on the Eclipse S11i and Verge S11i, X10, X20 and X30h bike models can crack at the hinge on the top tube.

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Fecha del retiro: junio 27, 2013
Número del retiro: 13-231
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  • Tern Eclipse S11i bicycle

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    Tern Eclipse S11i bicycle

  • Tern Verge X10 bicycle

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    Tern Verge X10 bicycle

Resumen del retiro

Nombre del producto:

Tern folding bicycles

Riesgo:

The bike’s frame can crack at the hinge on the top tube, posing a fall hazard.

Contacto para los consumidores:

Stile Products; toll-free at (888) 570-8376 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.ternbicycles.com and click on Product Recall Information for more information.

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Detalles del retiro

Unidades

About 175

Descripción

The recall involves Eclipse S11i and Verge S11i, X10, X20 and X30h models of Tern brand folding bikes. The 24-inch wheel Eclipse model was sold in a silver/black color combination. The 20-inch wheel Verge models were sold in silver/black, orange/white, red/black and yellow/grey color combinations. “Tern” is printed on the front end of the top tube and on portion of the frame. The model name is printed on the middle of the top tube. The frame has a 10-character alphanumeric serial number that begins with AM1A or from AM1102 through AM1207. The serial number is stamped on the bottom bracket shell of the bike. An alphanumeric service tag number located on the front of the seat tube will be requested. The bicycles’ service tag numbers included on this recall are listed on the firm’s website.  

Incidentes/Lesiones

Stile Products has received two reports of incidents of the frame hinge cracking, resulting in minor scrapes and bruises.

Remedio

Consumers should immediately stop riding the bicycle and contact Stile Products or take the bike to an authorized dealer. Consumers will receive a free frame and have it installed at no cost.

Vendido en

Authorized Stile/Tern dealers nationwide from January 2012 to May 2013 for between $1,800 and $3,000.

Fabricado por

Alu Maga Industrial Co., Ltd., of Taiwan 

Fabricación en

Taiwan

  • Tern Eclipse S11i bicycle

  • Tern Verge X10 bicycle