Recall date: January 30, 2014
Recall number: 14-096

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Folding Bicycles
Hazard:
The bicycle's frame can break during use, posing a fall hazard to the rider.
Remedy:
Replace
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.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 4,600
Description:

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

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.

Importer:

West Marine Products Inc., of Watsonville, Calif.

Manufacturer:

West Marine Products Inc., of Watsonville, Calif.

Manufactured In:
China