Bridgeway Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

The bicycle chain can break, causing a rider to lose control and fall.



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Originally issued September 22, 2011
Revised July 11, 2013
Release #11-331
Firm's Contact Number: (800) 596-8224
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Note: The consumer contact telephone number has changed and the website contact has been removed. 

Bridgeway Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Bicycles

Units: About 91,000

Importer: Bridgeway International of Naples, Fla.

Hazard: The bicycle chain can break, causing a rider to lose control and fall.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm is aware of 11 reports of incidents, including nine reports of injuries, including lacerations and contusions.

Description: This recall involves "NEXT"-branded men's 26-inch hybrid bicycles. The bicycles are red or orange. "Power X" and "Suspension" are printed on the frame. Model numbers LBH2611M and LBH2611M2 are included in this recall. The model number is located on the frame between the pedals.

Sold at: Walmart from February 2011 through July 2011 for about $100.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle and contact the company for a free repair.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, call (800) 596-8224 anytime.

 

Picture of Recalled Bicycle