Eecycleworks Recalls Bicycle Brakes

About 400 “eebrake” model aftermarket brakes sold between September, 2008 and March, 2011 are affected.

The bridge of the brake set can crack, posing a fall hazardĀ  to riders.

The recalled models have both a white “ee” logo on the front of the brakes and a five-digit serial number beginning with either “80xxx” or “09xxx” engraved on either the front or the back of the strut portion of the brake.

Recalled Brake

Recalled Brake – click picture to go to recall page.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop riding bicycles with the recalled brakes and contact eecycleworks or the retailer where they purchased the brakes for a free replacement bridge.

For additional information, please contact eecycleworks toll-free at (855) 838-6924 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website.

2010 Catbike Musashi Recalled

We’re received notice from the Consumer Product Safety Commission of a recall of the following product:

Name of Product: Catbike Musashi recumbent bicycle
Units: About 170 units
Manufacturer: Big Cat Human Powered Vehicles LLC, of Winter Garden, Fla.
Hazard: The bicycle frame can crack, which can cause the rider to lose control and crash.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Description: This recall involves model year 2010 Catbike Musashi recumbent bicycles. The bicycles were sold in the following colors: black, white, silver, yellow, orange, red, lime green, pink, blue, candy purple, candy red, candy green, candy blue and sparkle orange. “Musashi” is printed on the frame and “Catbike” is printed on the seat, frame and headrest. Serial numbers CBM0002 to CBM0170 are included in this recall. The serial number can be found underneath the main frame where the seat bottom is located.

Catbike Musashi serial # location

Sold at: Catbike authorized dealers nationwide from February 2010 through December 2010 for about $2,350.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle and
contact a Catbike dealer for a free frame replacement.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Big Cat Human Powered Vehicles toll-free at (866) 276-2281 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website.

According to the Catrike website, the Catbike Musashi was released in January 2010, and discontinued in September 2011.

Here in the OC, Richard’s Cyclery in Garden Grove is your closest Catrike dealer, so if you happen to have this bike in your garage, give Richard’s a call at (714) 379-2717.

Adult Tricycle Recall

Currie Technologies Recalls Adult Tricycles

Name of Product: Tricruiser Electric-Powered Adult Tricycles
Units: About 2,100
Distributor: Currie Technologies, of Chatsworth, Calif.
Manufacturer: Acetrikes Industrial Co., Ltd., of China
Hazard: The rear axle can break causing a rear wheel to detach, posing a fall hazard to the rider.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm is aware of six incidents, including five reports of bruises and scrapes.

Description: The recalled tricycles are battery powered with 24″ wheels and a basket between the rear wheels. Their brand name, eZip or iZip, is printed on the sides of the bike and above the front wheel. Bikes were sold in the following colors: red, blue and sand.

Recalled tricycles are in the serial number range ACB06L00001 to ACB10H99999.
Serial numbers are engraved on the frame under the handlebar support on the front of the tricycle.

  • Model numbers include EZ-TRY-SD, IZ-TRY-RD, IZ-TRICR7-BL and IZ-TRY8-BL.
  • Recalled tricycles were sold at independent bicycle shops and e-bike shops nationwide, and on Walmart.com, Amazon.com and other retailers from March 2007 through March 2012 for $850-$1120.

All consumers should stop riding these electric tricycles immediately and contact Currie Technologies for a free replacement component and repair.
*Please allow approximately three to four weeks to process, ship and receive the free replacement part.

For additional information, contact Currie Technologies at:
Phone: (800) 377-4532
Open Monday thru Friday :
8am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm PST

CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Recall Notice