[NMCycling] Allen Sports Recalls Folding Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

Craig M. Doolittle via Bike-racers bike-racers at mailman.swcp.com
Mon Feb 26 14:35:26 MST 2018

Allen Sports Recalls Folding Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

Recall Date: February 26, 2018
Recall Number: 18-108

Recall Summary

Name of Product:
UltraX and Ultra1 Folding Bicycles

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

Remedy: Refund
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and email Allen Sports at customerservice at allensportsusa.com<http://customerservice@allensportsusa.com/> with photo of the bicycle to receive full refund instructions.

Consumer Contact:
Allen Sports at 800-722-5536 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or email customerservice at allensportsusa.com<mailto:customerservice at allensportsusa.com> and online at allensportsusa.com and click on "Important safety notice on Allen Sports Ultra1 and UltraX Folding Bicycles" for more information.

Pictures available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Allen-Sports-Recalls-Folding-Bicycles-Due-to-Fall-Hazard

Recall Details

About 150

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

Online at Amazon.com and eBay from May 2014 through July 2017 for between $500 and $4,000.

The R. A. Allen Company, Inc. of Portsmouth, N.H., dba Allen Sports
Manufactured In:

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