Company recalls 1,700 bikes over risk of pedal detaching

Markets Associated Press

Advanced Sports International is recalling roughly 1,700 bicycles because the pedal can fall off, putting riders at risk for a crash.

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The Philadelphia company has received 12 reports of pedals separating from the spindle but no injuries have been reported.

The recall involves its Breezer Bicycles models Downtown 3, Downtown 3-ST, Downtown 8, Downtown 8-ST, Downtown EX and Downtown EX-ST. The model is printed on the top tube of the bicycle.

The bicycles were sold at Breezer Bicycles dealers nationwide between July 2014 and May 2015 for about $450 to $650.

Consumers should stop using the recalled bikes and contact a dealer for a pedal replacement.

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For more information: Contact Advanced Sports International toll-free at 888-286-6263 or visit www.breezerbikes.com