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  • Fri October 16 2009
  • Posted Oct 16, 2009
Recalls: bicycles, bicycle tires By The Associated Press (AP) – 1 day ago The following recalls have been announced: About 6,400 Electra bicycles, 2009 model, because the product's front tray or basket can come loose and into contact with the front tire, posing a fall hazard to riders. The company received 15 reports of the front tray or basket coming loose, including two reports of minor cuts and bruises. The recalled products include 2009 Delivery 3i, Delivery 8D, Holiday 3i, Holiday 8i and Surf 3i bicycles with front-mounted trays or baskets. They were made in Taiwan and imported by Electra Bicycle Co., of Vista, Calif. They were sold by authorized Electra Bicycle dealers nationwide from October 2008 through August 2009. Details: by phone at 800-261-1644; on the Web at http://www.electrabike.com or http://www.cpsc.gov. About 5,000 Schwalbe Ultremo R Bicycle Tires, made in Indonesia by Ralf Bohle GmbH of Germany. The tire layers could separate, causing the inner tube to rupture and pose a fall hazard. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled products were sold at bicycle specialty stores and online from April through May. Details: by phone at 888-700-5860; on the Web at http://www.schwalbetires.com or http://www.cpsc.gov.

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