Allen Sports recalls 150 folding bikes

By Stephen Frothingham

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Allen Sports is recalling about 150 UltraX and Ultra1 folding bikes because the frames can break.

The company is refunding purchasers of the bikes, which were sold on Amazon.com and eBay from May 2014 through July 2017 for between $500 and $4,000.

Consumers can contact Allen Sports at 800-722-5536 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or email customerservice@allensportsusa.com and online at allensportsusa.com and click on “Important safety notice on Allen Sports Ultra1 and UltraX Folding Bicycles” for more information.

The recall involves Allen Sports model Ultra1 and UltraX carbon fiber folding bicycles. “ULTRA X” or “ULTRA ONE” are printed on the bicycle’s frame. Both bicycles were sold in black and have 20 speeds.

The firm has received two reports of the frame breaking causing the rider to fall. No injuries have been reported.

More information: CPSC recall notice | Allensportsusa.com safety notice.