Recall: Catbike Musashi Recumbent Bicycle
On 2012-06-27, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Catbike Musashi Recumbent Bicycle due to a potential crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in February 2010 for about $2350.
About 200 units are involved in this Big Cat Human Powered Vehicles recumbent bike recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 14th recall of products in the Bicycles, Bikes & Accessories category in 2012. Since 2005, there have been approximately 120 similar recalls, involving about 700,000 product units. See other recalled Bicycles, Bikes & Accessories.
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Phone: (866) 276-2281
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What is the problem?
The bicycle frame can crack, which can cause the rider to lose control and crash.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves model year 2010 Catbike Musashi recumbent bicycles. The bicycles were sold in the following colors: black, white, silver, yellow, orange, red, lime green, pink, blue, candy purple, candy red, candy green, candy blue and sparkle orange. "Musashi" is printed on the frame and "Catbike" is printed on the seat, frame and headrest. Serial numbers CBM0002 to CBM0170 are included in this recall. The serial number can be found underneath the main frame where the seat bottom is located.
These items were sold new+ at Catbike authorized dealers nationwide from February 2010 through December 2010 for about $2,350.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle and contact a Catbike dealer for a free frame replacement.
For additional information, please contact Big Cat Human Powered Vehicles toll-free at (866)276-2281 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.catrike.com
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available in the CPSC recall announcement.
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