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Burley Design Recalls Tailwind Racks for Trailercycles Due to Fall Hazard

Date: 
November 26, 2013
Brand: 
Burley Design
Sold At: 

Dive equipment stores nationwide from July 2009 through May 2013 for between $70 and $90. 

Problem:

The top portion of the tailwind rack that connects trailercycles to a towing bicycle can break and allow the trailercycle to disconnect, posing a fall hazard.

Product Numbers Recalled: 
About 4,150 in the U.S. and 17 in Canada
If You Own This Product: 

Consumers should stop using the Tailwind Racks immediately and contact Burley to receive a free replacement rack.  Burley will replace recalled Tailwind Racks with a steel Moose Rack.

Consumer Contact: 

Burley Design at (800) 311-5294 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.burley.com and click on Recall Information for more information.

Incidents/Injuries: 

The firm received 11 reports of Tailwind Racks breaking, including one report of a minor leg injury in the U.S. and one report of a broken leg in the UK.

Manufactured In: 
China

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