West Marine Recalls Folding Bicycles; Frames Can Break Causing Riders to Fall

West Marine Jetty Express 2 and Port Runner 2 bicycle frames can break. Bikes are used in and around docks and marinas.

Recall date: Tháng Giêng 30, 2014
Recall number: 14-096
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  • West Marine Jetty Express 2

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    West Marine Jetty Express 2

  • West Marine Port Runner 2

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    West Marine Port Runner 2

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Folding Bicycles

Hazard:

The bicycle’s frame can break during use, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

Consumer Contact:

West Marine at (800) 262-8464 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.westmarine.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for additional information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 4,600

Description

This recall involves two models of folding bicycles, the Jetty Express 2 and the Port Runner 2, that are designed for use in and around docks and marinas. The Jetty Express 2 has a blue and white frame and folds at a hinge in the middle. Jetty Express 2 is printed on the bike’s frame.  The Port Runner 2 has a red frame and folds at a hinge in the middle. Port Runner 2 is printed on the bike’s frame.

Incidents/Injuries

West Marine has received three reports of the bicycle’s frame breaking, resulting in bruises and scrapes to a rider.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and return them to West Marine for a free replacement folding bicycle.

Sold at

West Marine stores nationwide, online at www.westmarine.com and in the West Marine catalog from March 2010 through July 2013 for between $300 and $400.

Manufacturer

West Marine Products Inc., of Watsonville, Calif.

Manufactured in

China

  • West Marine Jetty Express 2

  • West Marine Port Runner 2