Manufacturer: MyStromer AG
Product: Stromer ST1 Electric Bicycles
Hazard: The bicycle fork can break, posing a crash and injury hazard to the rider.
Injuries: BMC has received one report of a fork breaking, resulting in minor scrapes and bruises to the rider.
Description: This recall involves all 2013 Stromer ST1 women’s and men’s pedal-assist electric bicycles, models M33 Elite and P48 Platinum. The bikes were sold in three colors; black, red and white. They have an integrated lithium battery located inside the down tube, motor on the rear hub and a three-button LCD system display on the handlebars. “Stromer” is printed on the top tube of the bicycle frame and on the seat and chain guard. The fork’s serial numbers for the recalled bikes start with: ST1S2F, ST1S2G, ST1S2H, ST1S2I, ST1S2J, ST1S3A, ST1S3B, ST1S3C, ST1S3D and ST1S3E. The serial number is etched at the bottom of the rear fork.
Sold At: Authorized Stromer dealers nationwide and online from January 2012 to May 2013 for between $3,500 and $4,000.
Units: About 1,300 in the U.S. and 11 in Canada
Consumer Contact: BMC-USA at (800) 819-4262 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, online at www.stromer.ch and click on Fork Recall for more information, or email email@example.com for more information.