CPSC Recall - Issued 1/30/2014

West Marine Recalls Folding Bicycles; Frames Can Break Causing Riders to Fall

Manufacturer: West Marine Products Inc
Product: Folding Bicycles
Hazard: The bicycle’s frame can break during use, posing a fall hazard to the rider.
Injuries: West Marine has received three reports of the bicycle’s frame breaking, resulting in bruises and scrapes to a rider.
Description: This recall involves two models of folding bicycles, the Jetty Express 2 and the Port Runner 2, that are designed for use in and around docks and marinas. The Jetty Express 2 has a blue and white frame and folds at a hinge in the middle. Jetty Express 2 is printed on the bike’s frame. The Port Runner 2 has a red frame and folds at a hinge in the middle. Port Runner 2 is printed on the bike’s frame.
Remedy: Replace
Sold At: West Marine stores nationwide, online at www.westmarine.com and in the West Marine catalog from March 2010 through July 2013 for between $300 and $400.
Units: About 4,600
Consumer Contact: West Marine at (800) 262-8464 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.westmarine.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for additional information.
Company Website: www.westmarine.com