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Improperly welded bicycles recalled for fall hazard

Mirraco Bicycles is recalling about 11,000 bicycles because they were improperly welded and could cause the user to lose control and fall, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced.

The company has received five reports associated with the welding problem. No injuries have been reported.

The recall involves BMX bicycles with the following models:
· Blend 3.
· Blend 2.
· Blend 1.
· Blend 1s.
· Blend 16.
· Black Pearl 3.
· Black Pearl 2.
· Black Pearl 1.
· Fivestar Park.
· Icon Moto.
· Icon 20Forty.

The bicycles were sold at authorized Mirraco dealers in the U.S. from November 2006 through January 2007 for between $265 and $550 U.S.

Consumers should bring their bicycles to an authorized dealer for an inspection.

Company website

Recall notice