Bicycle Recall issued by Nirve Sports - List of Model and Serial Numbers

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bicycles being recalled - cpsc.gov

[Best Syndication News] There has been a volunteer bicycle recall announced by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission along with the manufacturer. The reason for the bicycle recall is that the bike's stem at the handlebars can crack which could lead to the rider being unable to steer the bicycle. There is a risk of serious injuries or a fall related to this defect and they are asking owners of the recalled bikes to stop using them immediately unless otherwise instructed.

There are around 725 bicycles involved in the recall and they are chopper-style bikes. They are manufactured by Nirve Sports Ltd., which is located in Huntington Beach, California. They sold nationwide ranging in price from $300 - $600 both online as well as through authorized dealers between December 2008 – April 2009. The manufacturer is asking owners of these bicycles to take them to the place of purchase for a free repair. Or you can visit www.nirve.com or call the manufacturer toll-free at (888) 296-4783 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday for further assistance.

The bicycle models being recalled are as follows:

  • 100 units of the Red Star model
  • 285 units of the Skulls model
  • 340 units of the Cannibal Chopper model
  • There have been no injuries reported to the company, but they have received several reports of the handlebar stems cracking during the assembly of the bicycle.

    By: N Wilson
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    Here is complete list of the Bicycle Models in the Recall:

    Name of Model SKU# Serial Number Ranges
    Red Star 3421 L8E0600576-L8E0600675
    Skulls 3433 L9E0200751-L9E0200810
    L9E0201891-L9E0201900
    L9E0201966-L9E0201972
    L9E0400061-L9E0400120
    L9E0500226-L9E0500285
    L9E0700641-L9E0700700
    L9E0701241-L9E0701255
    L9E0701301-L9E0701315
    Cannibal 3434 L080405181-L080405240
    L8E0901311-L8E0901370
    L9E0300491-L9E0300560
    L9E0202337-L9E0202344
    L9E0400196-L9E0400255
    L9E0601206-L9E0601265
    L9E0602346-L9E0602365

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