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Felt recalling about 200 cruisers for brake issue

Published May 1, 2015

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles is recalling about 200 of Felt Deep Six and El Guapo cruiser bikes because the coaster brakes can fail. The company is replacing the driver in the bike's rear hub to remedy the situation.

Felt has received 26 reports of incidents with the recalled bicycles. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves beach cruiser style Felt Deep Six and El Guapo model bicycles with one speed and coaster brakes. "Felt" and "Deep Six" or "El Guapo" are printed on the bicycle's frame. The Deep Six was sold in black cherry with white sidewall tires and the El Guapo was sold in matte black with white tires. The Deep Six has a serial number between YI31106188 and YI31106287. The El Guapo has a serial number between YI31106288 and YI31106387. The serial number is printed on the bicycle's bottom bracket.

The bikes were sold nationally from June 2014 through March 2015 for between $600 and $750.

Consumer are being told to stop using the bikes and take them to a Felt dealer for inspection and replacement of the driver. They can also contact Felt Bicycles toll-free at (866) 433-5887 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at


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