Stromer Electric Bicycles Recalled Due to Crash and Injury Hazards
BMC-USA is recalling approximately 1,300 Stromer ST1 electric bicycles. The bicycle fork can break, posing a crash and injury hazard to the rider.
This recall involves all 2013 Stromer ST1 women's and men's pedal-assist electric bicycles, models M33 Elite and P48 Platinum. The bikes were sold in three colors; black, red and white. They have an integrated lithium battery located inside the down tube, motor on the rear hub and a three-button LCD system display on the handlebars. 'Stromer' is printed on the top tube of the bicycle frame and on the seat and chain guard. The fork's serial numbers for the recalled bikes start with: ST1S2F, ST1S2G, ST1S2H, ST1S2I, ST1S2J, ST1S3A, ST1S3B, ST1S3C, ST1S3D and ST1S3E. The serial number is etched at the bottom of the rear fork.
The recalled Stromer electric bicycles were sold through authorized Stromer dealers nationwide and online from January 2012 to May 2013.
Consumers should immediately stop riding the bicycle and take it to an authorized Stromer dealer. Those with a recalled bicycle will receive a free replacement fork and have it installed at no cost.
Consumers with questions about this recall can contact BMC-USA toll-free at (800) 819-4262.