Name of Product: Breezer and Fuji bicycles
Hazard: The top clamp of the seat post can crack, posing a fall hazard to the user.
Consumers should immediately stop riding the bicycles and take their bicycle to a local Breezer or Fuji Bicycles Dealer or contact Advanced Sports International for a free replacement top seat clamp.
Consumer Contact: Advanced Sports International toll-free at 888-286-6263 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.fujibikes.com or www.breezerbikes.com and click on "Recall Notice" at the bottom of the page for more information.
Units: About 3,000
Description: This recall involves Advanced Sports International's 2017 model year Breezer and Fuji bicycles. The aluminum bicycles come in a variety of colors. The seatposts are silver or black. The model name is printed on the frame of the bicycle. Recalled models include:
Absolute 1.3 Disc
Absolute 1.7 Disc
Absolute 1.7 Disc ST
Addy 27.5 1.3
Addy 27.5 1.5
Addy 27.5 1.7
Nevada 27.5 1.5
Nevada 27.5 1.7
Nevada 27.5 1.9
Traverse 1.9 ST
Police Special 29
Downtown 3 ST
Downtown 7+ ST
Downtown 8 ST
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Sold at: Authorized Breezer and Fuji Bicycle dealers from June 2016 through July 2016 for between $400 and $900.
Importer/Distributor: Advanced Sports International, of Philadelphia, Pa.
Manufactured in: China
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