Canadian bicycle manufacturer Norco has issued a recall of approximately 2,800 children’s bikes. According to Norco, crank arms on these bicycles can bend or break, posing a crash hazard to the rider.
To date, there have been four reports of failure and no injuries.
The specific models affected by this recall include:
- Storm 2.1
- Storm 4.1
- Charger 2.1
- Charger 4.1
- Fluid HT+ 2.3
- Fluid HT+ 4.3
- Fluid FS 2.2
- Fluid FS 4.2.
These bicycles were sold through Norco dealers from May 2016 through September 2017 for between $400 and $1,700.
Norco recommends that consumers stop riding these bicycles immediately and return them to the nearest Norco Bicycle dealer, who will install a new replacement crankset.
Visit http://www.norco.com/samox-crankset-recall/ for more information.