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 Report an Incident Involving this Product
The bicycle pedal can separate from the spindle (axle) during use and cause the rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard.
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.
The firm has received 12 reports of pedals separating from the spindle. No injuries have been reported.
Consumers should immediately stop using the bicycles and return then to a Breezer dealer for a free pedal replacement.
Authorized Breezer Bicycles dealers nationwide from July 2014 through May 2015 for about $450 to $650.
Advanced Sports International
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