Niner Bikes Recalls Bicycle Frame Due to Crash Hazard

May 13, 2010, 15:27 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

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Name of product: Bicycle frame

Units: About 750

Manufacturer:  Niner Bikes of North Hollywood, California

Hazard: A welding deficiency can cause the bicycle frames to crack along the welds of the front triangle of the bicycle. This can cause the rider to lose control and crash.

Incidents/Injuries: Niner Bikes has not received any reports of injuries. The company has received 53 reports of cracks along the welds while bicycles were in use.

Description:  The recalled bicycle frames include all Jet 9 models ranging sequentially from serial numbers P8001682 to P9400454. The frame is a full suspension model in the colors green, white or black. "Jet 9" and "Niner" are painted on the bicycle frame. The frame was made from 6000 series aluminum.

Sold at: Bicycle stores nationwide and overseas from March 2008 through September 2009 for $1,750.

Manufactured in: Taiwan

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled frames and contact Niner Bikes for a replacement.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Niner Bikes toll-free at (877) 646-3792 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or at the firm's Web site at

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Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 646-3792

CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772

CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission