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Marin Mountain Bikes Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall and Crash Hazards

  • Recalled 2021 Model Year MARIN Mountain Bicycle
  • Model name is located on the top tube of the bicycle frame, behind the handlebars  and the stem.
Name of Product:
Mountain Bicycles
Hazard:

The bottom bracket can break during use, causing the user to lose control, posing fall and crash hazards.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
August 18, 2021
Units:

About 2,100 (In addition, 875 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact

Marin Bikes at 800-222-7557 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.marinbikes.com and click on “Recalls/Safety” at the bottom of the page or https://www.marinbikes.com/bikes/recalls-safety for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the following 20 different Model Year 2021 Marin Mountain bicycles: San Quentin 1, San Quentin 20”, San Quentin 24”, Wildcat Trail 1, Wildcat Trail 3, Fairfax 1, Fairfax 2, Terra Linda 1, Terra Linda 2, Presidio 3, Kentfield 2, Kentfield 2 ST, Larkspur 1, Muirwoods RC, San Anselmo DS1, San Anselmo DS2, San Rafael DS1, San Rafael DS2, Hidden Canyon 20” and Bayview Trail 24”. These bicycles were sold in various sizes and color schemes. The model name is printed on the top tube and a “MARIN” decal is on the down tube of the frame.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact Marin Bikes for instructions on receiving a free replacement bottom bracket and scheduling a free repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received nine reports of broken bottom brackets. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Bike Connection Palo Alto, City Grounds, and The Bike Rack stores and independent bicycle dealers nationwide from August 2020 through April 2021 for between $400 and $1,100.

Manufactured In:
Indonesia
Importer(s):

Marin Mountain Bikes Inc., of Petaluma, Calif.

Recall number:
21-183
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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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.
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