Origin8 recalls 1,600 folding bikes over frame concerns

By Stephen Frothingham

The Origin8 F7 model.
Origin8 has received 13 reports of welds on the frame cracking or failing. No injuries have been reported.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — J&B Importers is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 1,600 Origin8 folding bikes because welds on the bikes’ frames can break.

The recall involves three models: the Origin8 F1, F3 and F7. They were sold by IBD’s in the U.S. between August 2012 and October 2015 for …read more

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