Folding Bicycles Recalled; Frames Can Break Causing Riders to Fall

Folding Bicycles Recalled; Frames Can Break Causing Riders to Fall
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January 31, 2014

West Marine is recalling approximately 4,600 folding bicycles. The bicycle's frame can break during use, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

This recall involves two models of folding bicycles, the Jetty Express 2 and the Port Runner 2, that are designed for use in and around docks and marinas. The Jetty Express 2 has a blue and white frame and folds at a hinge in the middle. 'Jetty Express 2' is printed on the bike's frame. The Port Runner 2 has a red frame and folds at a hinge in the middle. 'Port Runner 2' is printed on the bike's frame.

The recalled folding bicycles were sold at West Marine stores nationwide, online at Westmarine.com, and in the West Marine catalog from March 2010 through July 2013.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and return them to West Marine for a free replacement folding bicycle.

Consumers with questions about this recall should contact West Marine toll-free at 800-262-8464.