RacerMate recalls 25,000 flywheels used on pre-2008 CompuTrainers

By Stephen Frothingham

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — RacerMate is recalling about 25,000 stationary trainer flywheels, used on ComputTrainers the company sold before 2008. The blue, die-cast zinc flywheels can shatter and throw pieces of metal into the air. RacerMate has received five reports of flywheels that have shattered, including three reports of injuries, including lacerations and leg bruises.

Trainers with the recalled flywheels were sold from November 1997 through November 2008 for about $1,500. The flywheels …read more

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