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Running Trainer Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at (Recall Alert)

  • Bionic Runner bicycle
  • Bionic Runner bicycle’s pedals
Name of Product:
Runner bicycles

The pedals can detach from the bionic runner bicycle, posing a fall hazard to riders. 

Recall Date:
November 02, 2016
240 (in addition, 5 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

Running Trainer at 800-603-4631 from 4 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET Monday through Sunday, email at or online at and click on “Safety Notices” at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details


This recall involves the Gen 2 Bionic Runner bicycles that mimic running motion. The bicycles are black and have red pedals and red trim around the wheels. The bicycles have a folding frame and “BIONIC RUNNER” is printed in white on the side of the stirrups.


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact Running Trainer to receive free replacement pedals. The firm has contacted all registered owners directly.


The firm has received one report of a pedal detaching from the bicycle, resulting in an injury to a rider who fell off the bicycle and scraped the rider’s knees and finger.

Sold At:
Online at Running Trainer’s website,, from May 2016 through September 2016 for about $900.

Running Trainer, of Australia

Ship to Order, of Las Vegas, Nev.
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