Company recalls 1,700 bikes over risk of pedal detaching

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

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

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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.


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