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Stile Products Recalls Tern Folding Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard; Frames Can Crack

Date: 
June 24, 2014
Brand: 
Taicang A&I Medical Appliances Co., of Jiangsu, China
Sold At: 

Authorized Stile/Tern dealers nationwide from November 2011 to April 2014 for between $600 and $1250.

Problem:

The bike’s frame can crack at the hinge on the top tube, posing a fall hazard.

Product Numbers Recalled: 
650 in the U.S. and about 20 in Canada
If You Own This Product: 

Consumers should immediately stop using the bicycles and contact Stile Products or take the bike to an authorized dealer. Consumers will receive a free replacement frame and have it installed at no cost or they can upgrade their bike to one of three designated models at an additional cost.

Consumer Contact: 

Stile Products toll-free at (888) 570-8376 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.ternbicycles.com and click on “Product Recall Information” for more information.

Incidents/Injuries: 

No incidents or injuries reported in the U.S. The firm has received 11 reports of the bicycle frames cracking including five reports of minor scrapes and bruises from outside of the U.S.

Manufactured In: 
China

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