Brompton issues US safety recall notice for electric bike – Cycle Industry News
Simon CoxFriday, 10 June 2022
Brompton has, in the United States, issued a recall notice for its foldable electric bike, due to “Crash and Injury Hazards”.
The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission announcement details the following hazard:
“The mudguard is positioned too close to the front wheel which can cause the wheel to lock up leading to sudden deceleration of the bike if an object gets caught between the mudguard and front tire, posing crash and injury hazards to the rider.”
The solutions listed: Repair (via approved retailer)
The recall notice was issued on Thursday 9th of June, effecting an estimated 2230 US based, and 110 Canada based bikes.