CPSC, Nashbar Direct Announce Recall Bicycle Resistance Trainers for Repair

March 7, 2006
Alert #06-533

 

 

CPSC, Nashbar Direct Announce Recall Bicycle Resistance Trainers for Repair

 

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. 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: 2006 Nashbar Bicycle Trainers

 

Units: About 2,500

Importers: Nashbar Direct, of Canfield, Ohio

Hazard: The base of the trainer has a blocking mechanism that can break causing the bicycle to disengage from the stand, posing a fall hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Nashbar Direct has not received any reports of incidents or injuries.

Description: The Nashbar Watt Master and 2006 Fluid trainers are metallic gray with graphic Nashbar "N" decals running vertically along the rear face of the right rear support leg. The recalled item number is printed on the bottom of the last page of the owner's manual. The following are the recalled models:

Trainer ModelsItem Number
Nashbar Watt Master Fluid NB-WMF5
Nashbar Watt Master Magnetic NB-WM5
Nashbar 2006 Fluid Adjustable NB-FTA5
Nashbar 2006 Fluid NB-FT5
Nashbar 2006 Fluid/HRM NB-FT5H

Sold by: Catalogs and Web site sales nationwide from August 2005 through February 2006 for about $300.

Manufactured In: Italy

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the bicycle trainers immediately until repaired.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Nashbar at (800) 888-2710 between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the company's Web site at www.nashbar.com

 

Picture of Recalled Bicycle Resistance Trainer