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Allen Sports recalls folding bicycles

The bike’s frame can break, causing the bicycle to collapse

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Allen Sports of Portsmouth, N.H., is recalling about 150 UltraX and Ultra1 folding bicycles.

The bike’s frame can break during use causing the bicycle to collapse, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

The firm has received two reports of the frame breaking causing the rider to fall. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves Allen Sports model Ultra1 and UltraX carbon fiber folding bicycles. “ULTRA X” or “ULTRA ONE” are printed on the bicycle’s frame.

Both bicycles were sold in black, have 20 speeds and wheel sizes of 451MM. The Ultra One weighs about 21 pounds and the Ultra X weighs about 18 pounds.

The bikes, manufactured in Taiwan, were sold online at Amazon.com and eBay from May 2014, through July 2017, for between $500 and $4,000.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and email Allen Sports at customerservice@allensportsusa.com with photo of the bicycle to receive full refund instructions.

Consumers may contact Allen at 800-722-5536 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, by email at customerservice@allensportsusa.com and online at www.allensportsusa.com and click on “Important safety notice on Allen Sports Ultra1 and UltraX Folding Bicycles” for more information.

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