Brompton Bicycle of Brooklyn, N.Y., is recalling about 2,200 Brompton electrical folding bicycles bought within the U.S., and Canada.
The mudguard is positioned too near the entrance wheel which may trigger the wheel to lock up resulting in sudden deceleration of the bike if an object will get caught between the mudguard and entrance tire, posing crash and damage hazards to the rider.
The agency has obtained 10 experiences of defective mudguards inflicting the bikes to crash, leading to 9 experiences of accidents, together with head and facial influence, damaged bones, shoulder dislocation, bruising, and chipped enamel and two experiences of hospitalizations.
This recall entails Brompton foldable electrical bicycles with 16-inch wheels, bought in black, white, bolt lacquer, Turkish inexperienced, and white/gold. “Brompton” is printed on the middle tube of the bike’s body.
Recalled fashions embrace the Brompton Electrical M2L, H2L, M6L, and H6L that are printed on the bicycles title plate, which is affixed to the underside of the seat-post going through rearwards.
The bikes, manufactured within the U.Ok., have been bought at Brompton bicycle retailers, on-line at https://us.brompton.com/, and on Brompton retailers’ web sites from Might 2019 via March 2022 for between $3,500 and $3,800.
What to do
Customers ought to instantly cease utilizing the recalled bicycles and phone a certified Brompton supplier for a free restore, which replaces the entrance mudguard keep and flap and will increase the clearance between the mudguard and tire.
Customers could contact Brompton at (800) 578-6785 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (CT) Monday — Friday, by e mail at Help@Brompton.com, or on-line at https://us.brompton.com/recall for extra data.