U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Recall Alert
Recall Date: July 23, 2014
Recall Number: 14-739
East Coast Cycle Supply Recalls Trayl TRN Mountain Bikes Due to Crash Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Sports Authority (Recall Alert)
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Mountain bikes
Hazard: The brakes can fail to stop riders within the distances required by federal regulation, posing a crash hazard.
Consumer Contact: East Coast Cycle Supply toll-free at (844) 322-9253 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or online at www.eccyclesupply.com and click on News at the top or bottom of the page for more information.
Units: About 1,800
Description: This recall involves all Trayl TRN 29-inch hardtail mountain bikes. The bike has a black and green frame with a white front fork. The word Trayl is in white on the underside of the down tube and in green on the top side of the down tube. The Trayl logo appears as the “Y” in the word.
Incidents/Injuries: East Coast Cycle Supply has received one report of the braking system taking longer to stop than allowed by federal regulation. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and return them to Sports Authority for a free repair. East Coast Cycle Supply is contacting consumers directly.
Sold exclusively at: Sports Authority between November 2013 and May 2014 for $650.
Importer: East Coast Cycle Supply LLC, of Farmingdale, N.Y.
Manufactured in: China
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