Haibike of Denver, Colo., owned by Accell North America, is recalling about 267 electric bicycles sold in the U.S. and Canada.
The fork on the front wheel of the bicycles can rupture or break while the bike is in use, posing a fall hazard to the rider.
No incidents or injuries are reported.
This recall involves Haibike XDURO Urban, Race and Superrace models of electric bicycles. The recalled bicycles have an aluminum frame, hydraulic disc brakes, and a lithium battery.
They contain a letter/number combination (‘HAERA’ followed by at least three numbers and characters) printed on the front of the frame. Remove the battery to locate the letter/number combination on the frame.
The following models are included in the recall:
The bicycles, manufactured in Germany and Taiwan, were sold at independent bicycle dealers nationwide from January 2014, through February 2017, for about $4,000.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact Accell North America for a free repair.
Consumers may Contact Accell North America at 800-222-5527 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (PT) Monday through Friday or online at www.haibike.com and click on “Current recalls” on the right side of the page for more information.