Breezer Recalls Downtown Bicycles Due to Crash Hazard; Pedals Can Come Off

Aug 11, 2015, 09:05 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Breezer-Recalls-Downtown-Bicycles

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Breezer Downtown Bicycles

Hazard: The bicycle pedal can separate from the spindle (axle) during use and cause the rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumers should immediately stop using the bicycles and return them to a Breezer dealer for a free pedal replacement.

Consumer Contact: Advanced Sports International toll-free at (888) 286-6263 between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit www.breezerbikes.com, click on "Recall Notices" in the bottom left corner of the homepage and choose "Downtown Pedal Recall" for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 1,700

Description: This recall involves Breezer Bicycles models Downtown 3, Downtown 3-ST, Downtown 8, Downtown 8-ST, Downtown EX and Downtown EX-ST. The main frame is made of steel and has either a single or dual water bottle mount, and the wheel sets are aluminum. The bicycles come in eight different sizes and a variety of gloss colors, including candy apple, chartreuse, chocolate, dark blue, dark green, shale and slate. The model is printed on the top tube of the bicycle.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 12 reports of pedals separating from the spindle. No injuries have been reported.

Sold at: Authorized Breezer Bicycles dealers nationwide from July 2014 through May 2015 for about $450 to $650.

Importer: Advanced Sports International, of Philadelphia, Pa.

Manufactured in: China

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