Note: Serial numbers have been updated.

Stile Products Recalls Tern Folding Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard; Frames Can Crack

The bike's frame can crack at the hinge on the top tube.

Recall date: Tháng Sáu 24, 2014
Recall number: 14-213
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  • Tern Bicycle Model Link Uno

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    Tern Bicycle Model Link Uno

  • Tern Bicycle Model Link D7i

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    Tern Bicycle Model Link D7i

  • Tern Bicycle Model Link P24h

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    Tern Bicycle Model Link P24h

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Tern Folding Bicycles

Hazard:

The bike’s frame can crack at the hinge on the top tube, posing a fall hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Stile Products toll-free at (888) 570-8376 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.ternbicycles.com and click on “Product Recall Information” for more information.

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

In conjunction with

http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/40225r-eng.php
Units

650 in the U.S. and about 20 in Canada

Description

The recall involves Link Uno, Link D7i, Link D8, Link P9, Link P7i, and Link P24h models of Tern brand adult folding bikes. These six models were sold in black/blue, black/green, black/grey, black/red dark grey/light grey, grey/orange and white/pink color combinations. “Tern” is printed on the front end of the top tube and on other portions of the frame. The model name is printed on the middle of the top tube. Recalled bicycles have a 10-character alphanumeric serial number that begin with either AI1133 through AI1137 or AI1149 through AI1213 stamped on the bottom bracket shell of the bike. An alphanumeric service tag number is located on the front of the seat tube and this number can be used to determine if the bicycle is affected by going to the firm’s website.

Incidents/Injuries

No incidents or injuries reported in the U.S. The firm has received 11 reports of the bicycle frames cracking including five reports of minor scrapes and bruises from outside of the U.S.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the bicycles and contact Stile Products or take the bike to an authorized dealer. Consumers will receive a free replacement frame and have it installed at no cost or they can upgrade their bike to one of three designated models at an additional cost.

Sold exclusively at

Authorized Stile/Tern dealers nationwide from November 2011 to April 2014 for between $600 and $1250.

Distributor

Stile Products Inc., of Lakewood, Calif.

Manufacturer

Taicang A&I Medical Appliances Co., of Jiangsu, China

Manufactured in

China

  • Tern Bicycle Model Link Uno

  • Tern Bicycle Model Link D7i

  • Tern Bicycle Model Link P24h