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 Report an Incident Involving this Product
The handlebars on the 2014 Marin MBX 50 and Tiny Trails bicycles can loosen and separate while in use. This can cause the rider to lose control.
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.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle and contact Marin for a replacement handlebar stem.
Bicycles stores nationwide from September 2013 through December 2014 for about $250.
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