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Novara Afterburner Trailer Bike Recall

Published October 16, 2007

SUMNER, WA (BRAIN)-REI is recalling about 5,200 Novara Afterburner Trailer bicycles.

The outdoor retailer chain said the children's trailer bicycle can detach from the adult bicycle, posing a fall hazard to children.

REI has received one report of a children's trailer bicycle detaching from the adult bicycle. No injuries have been reported.

The single-wheel children's bicycle attaches to, and cannot be operated independently of, an adult bicycle.

The item was sold at REI stores nationwide from February 2007 through June 2007 for about $160.

REI said consumers should immediately stop using the
bicycle trailer, visit the nearest REI store or contact REI for a free replacement part, a full refund or credit.

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