Name of product:
Tikit Folding Bicycles
Hazard:
The tikit bike's handlebar stem can break and cause the rider to lose control, posing a fall hazard to the consumer.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
November 14, 2012
Recall number:
13-038
Consumer Contact:

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

Recall Details

Description:

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.

 
Remedy:

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

Incidents/Injuries:

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.

Units:
About 3,800
Sold At:

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

Manufactured In:
U.S.A.