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Breezer Recalls Downtown Bicycles Due to Crash Hazard

  • Downtown 3-Dark Green
  • Downtown 3-ST-Grey
  • Downtown 8-Dark Blue
  • Downtown 8-ST-Dark Grey
  • Downtown EX Color Option 1-Dark Grey
  • Downtown EX Color Option 2-Dark Brown
  • Downtown EX-ST Color Option 1-Red
  • Downtown EX-ST Color Option 2-Yellow
Name of Product:
Breezer Downtown Bicycles
Hazard:
The bicycle pedal can separate from the spindle (axle) during use and cause the rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
August 11, 2015
Units:
About 1,700
Consumer Contact

Advanced Sports International toll-free at (888) 286-6263 between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit www.breezerbikes.com, click on "Recall Notices" in the bottom left corner of the homepage and choose "Downtown Pedal Recall" for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Breezer Bicycles models Downtown 3, Downtown 3-ST, Downtown 8, Downtown 8-ST, Downtown EX and Downtown EX-ST. The main frame is made of steel and has either a single or dual water bottle mount, and the wheel sets are aluminum. The bicycles come in eight different sizes and a variety of gloss colors, including candy apple, chartreuse, chocolate, dark blue, dark green, shale and slate. The model is printed on the top tube of the bicycle.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the bicycles and return then to a Breezer dealer for a free pedal replacement.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 12 reports of pedals separating from the spindle. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Authorized Breezer Bicycles dealers nationwide from July 2014 through May 2015 for about $450 to $650.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Advanced Sports International

Recall number:
15-211
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