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Yuba Bicycles Recalls Mundo Cargo Bikes Due to Injury Hazard

  • Yuba Bicycles Mundo V4 cargo bike
  • Yuba Bicycles will install free wheel covers/wheelskirts on the recalled cargo bicycles
Name of Product:
Cargo Bike
Hazard:
Passengers' feet can get caught in the rear wheel, posing a foot injury.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
March 20, 2013
Units:
About 1,000
Consumer Contact

Yuba Bicycles, toll-free at ?(877) 889-9822, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.yubabikes.com, then click on "Mundo V4.0 recall" under Recall near the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

The recalled bicycles are Mundo V4 cargo bikes. The 26-inch bicycles have steel frames, aluminum fenders on the front and rear wheels, and a wood utility deck mounted on the rear cargo rack. The bikes come in orange, black or blue. The word "Mundo" is on the top tube of the bicycle frame and "Yuba" is on the down tube. The serial number range for the recalled bikes is ADA11A008000 to ACA12D018000. The serial number is located on the kickstand plate.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cargo bikes and contact Yuba Bicycles to receive free wheel covers/wheelskirts and have them installed at no cost.

Incidents/Injuries:

Yuba Bicycles is aware of two reports of passengers having their feet caught in the rear wheel. No injuries were reported.

Sold At

Bicycles dealers nationwide and by Yuba Bicycles online from May 2011 through December 2012 for about $1099.

Importer:

Yuba Bicycles, of Sausalito, Calif.

Importer

Yuba Bicycles, of Sausalito, Calif.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-144
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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