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Bridgeway Recalls About 91,000 Bikes

Published September 22, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Bridgeway International, has issued a voluntary recall of about 91,000 bikes.

The bicycle chain can break, causing a rider to lose control and fall.

The firm is aware of 11 reports of incidents, including nine reports of injuries, including lacerations and contusions.

This recall involves "NEXT"-branded men's 26-inch hybrid bicycles. The bicycles are red or orange. "Power X" and "Suspension" are printed on the frame. Model numbers LBH2611M and LBH2611M2 are included in this recall. The model number is located on the frame between the pedals.

These were sold at Walmart from February 2011 through July 2011 for about $100. They were manufactured in China.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle and contact the company for a free repair.

For additional information, contact Bridgeway International at (877) 934-3228 anytime or visit the firm's website at www.powerxbike.com

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