March 7, 2006
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 Models||Item Number
|Nashbar Watt Master Fluid
|Nashbar Watt Master Magnetic
|Nashbar 2006 Fluid Adjustable
|Nashbar 2006 Fluid
|Nashbar 2006 Fluid/HRM
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
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