BMX Bicycles and Cranksets Recalled for Fall Hazard
Details of the QBX Bicycle Recall
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the left end of the bicycle crankset spindle can break, posing a fall hazard to the rider.
So far, five reports of reports of the crankset spindles breaking. Fortunately, no injuries have been reported.
The CPSC recommends consumers stop riding the recalled bicycles and discontinue use of the cranksets.
BMX Bicycles and Cranksets Recall
Information below provided by the US CPSC:
- The recall involves WeThePeople Envy BMX bicycles and aftermarket ECLAT Aeon BMX cranksets.
- The bicycles have a gold painted 20.6 or 21 inch chromoly frame with the words “ENVY20.6” or “ENVY21” stamped on the bottom bracket.
- The cranksets have a steel, two-piece construction with the words ESS Eclat 22mm printed on the left side of the spindle.
- Recalled bicycles and cranksets were sold at BMX bicycle/product dealer stores and online retailers from September 2014 through July 2015.
- The bicycles sold for about $1,100 and the aftermarket cranksets sold for about $180.