Recall date: November 14, 2012
Recall number: 13-038

Recall Summary

Name of product:
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.
Consumer Contact:

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.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

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.

Sold At:

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

Manufactured In: