About 170 Catbike Musashi recumbent bicycle have been recalled because of crash hazards, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
Why it’s being recalled: The bicycle frame can crack, which can cause the rider to lose control and crash. No injuries have been reported yet.
Description: The 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.
Where it was sold: Manufactured in the United States, Catbike authorized dealers nationwide from February 2010 through December 2010 for about $2,350.
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.
View the full recall on the CPSC’s website here.