PhotoPacific Cycle of Madison, Wis., is recalling about 17,600 model year 2018 Schwinn Abbott Adult Men’s Full Suspension Mountain Bicycles.

The bike's downtube can crack, posing a fall hazard.

The firm has received 37 reports of cracks in the bike’s downtube. One injury has been reported, involving cuts and abrasions.

This recall involves Schwinn Abbott Adult Men’s Full Suspension Mountain Bicycles that come in black with green, yellow and blue accent colors on the downtubes and 29-inch tires.

“Schwinn” is printed in green and yellow on the downtube of the bicycle and “Abbott” is printed in blue on the top tube of the bicycle near the bicycle stem and handlebars.

The bicycles, manufactured in China, were sold exclusively at Walmart stores nationwide and online at Walmart.com from February 2018, through August 2018, for about $180.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop riding the recalled bicycles and contact Pacific Cycle to receive a free replacement bicycle

Consumers may contact Pacific Cycle toll-free at (877) 564-2261 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday, by email customerservice@pacific-cycle.com or go online at www.pacific-cycle.com and click on Safety Notices & Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.


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