Skip to main content

Marin Mountain Bikes Recalls Childrens Bicycles

  • Marin MBX 50 Boys Bicycles
  • Marin Tiny Trail Girls Bicycles
  • Marin bicycle serial number location on downtube.
Name of Product:
2014 Marin MBX 50 and Tiny Trail Bicycles
Hazard:
The handlebars can loosen or separate during use. This can cause the rider to lose control and/or crash, posing the risk of injury.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
February 10, 2015
Units:
About 400 in the U.S. and 50 in Canada
Consumer Contact

Marin Mountain Bikes at (800) 222-7557 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.marinbikes.com and click on "Recalls/Safety" for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Marin 2014 model MBX 50 and Tiny Trail boys and girls bicycles with 16-inch knobby tires. The single speed bicycles have high-rise handlebars and training wheels.  The boy's bicycles were sold in red and have serial number HA14980XXXXXX. The girl's bicycles were sold in purple and have serial number HA14982XXXXXX. Serial numbers are printed on a foil label affixed to the underside of the base of the down tube. "Marin" is printed on the seat and the downtube. "Tiny Trail" or "MBX 50" is printed on the bicycles chain guard.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle and contact Marin for a replacement handlebar stem.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold At

Bicycles stores nationwide from September 2013 through December 2014 for about $250.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
15-076
Choose Your Recall Emails Get Notified About Each Recall via Email.
About the U.S. CPSC
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.
For lifesaving information:
SaferProducts.gov