PhotoURBAN626 of Pasadena, Calif., is recalling about 1,200 electric scooters.


The bolt below the seat can crack, posing a fall hazard.


The firm has received three reports of incidents, one resulting in a scraped knee.


This recall involves all models of the URB-E electric scooter. The foldable electric scooters are aluminum and carbon fiber. They have two wheels and came in black, gray or white.


The scooters, manufactured in the U.S., were sold at URBAN626 stores in Pasadena, Calif., and online at and from August 2015, through June 2016, for between $1,500 and $2,000.


What to do


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled units and contact URBAN626 for a free repair kit. URBAN626 will reimburse consumers if they choose to have a bike repair shop replace the bolt.


Consumers may contact URBAN626 toll-free at 888-270-6988 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (PT) Monday through Friday, by email at or online at and click on “Recall” at the bottom of the page for more information.



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