Origin8 folding bicycles recalled

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A bicycle importer is recalling 1,600 Origin8 folding bicycles after receiving reports that the frames break while in use.

Origin8 Folding Bicycles recalled

Origin8 Folding Bicycles recalled

Miami, Fla.-based J&B Importers and the Consumer Product Safety Commission issued the recall after receiving 13 reports of frame failures at faulty welds on he China-made bicycles.

Owners are asked to return the bicycles to the store where they were purchased for a free replacement bike.

The bikes were sold at independent bike dealers from 2012 until October 2015 for $370 to $480. The recall involves the following models and serial number ranges:

F1 — B0470373-B0470459
B13223229 – B13223374

F3 — B181460101 – B181460200
B181404945 – B181405079

F7 — B181460201 – B181460320
B13223375 – B13223510
B181405080 – B181405255

If you have questions, contact Origin8 at 800-666-5000 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.origin8.bike and click support for more information.

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