Yuba Bicycles of Sausalito, Calif., is recalling about 1,000 Mundo V4 cargo bikes. Passengers’ feet can get caught in the rear wheel, posing a foot injury. The company says it is aware of two reports of passengers having their feet caught in the rear wheel. No injuries were reported.
The 26-inch bicycles have steel frames, aluminum fenders on the front and rear wheels, and a wood utility deck mounted on the rear cargo rack. The bikes come in orange, black or blue. The word “Mundo” is on the top tube of the bicycle frame and “Yuba” is on the down tube. The serial number range for the recalled bikes is ADA11A008000 to ACA12D018000. The serial number is located on the kickstand plate.
The bikes, manufactured in China, were sold at bicycle dealers nationwide and by Yuba Bicycles online from May 2011 through December 2012 for about $1099. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cargo bikes and contact Yuba Bicycles to receive free wheel covers/wheelskirts and have them installed at no cost. Consumers may contact Yuba Bicycles toll-free at (877) 889-9822, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.
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