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.
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.
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.
Yuba Bicycles is aware of two reports of passengers having their feet caught in the rear wheel. No injuries were reported.
Bicycles dealers nationwide and by Yuba Bicycles online from May 2011 through December 2012 for about $1099.
Yuba Bicycles, of Sausalito, Calif.
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