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

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[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 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
    Cannibal 3434 L080405181-L080405240




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