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Pacific recalls Schwinn mountain bike because of frame cracks

Published October 26, 2018

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Pacific Cycle is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 17,600 Schwinn mountain bikes because the bikes' frames can crack. 

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Pacific Cycle has received 37 reports of cracks in the bike's downtube. One injury has been reported, involving cuts and abrasions.

The bikes were sold at Walmart stores and online at Walmart.com from February 2018 through August 2018 for about $180.

They were manufactured by Tianjin Fuji-ta Bicycle Industrial Co. Ltd., of China

The recall involves Schwinn Abbott Adult Men's Full Suspension Mountain Bicycles with 29-inch wheels. The bicycles are black with green, yellow and blue accent colors on the downtubes. "Schwinn" is printed in green and yellow on the downtube of the bicycle and "Abbott" is printed in blue on the top tube of the bicycle near the bicycle stem and handlebars.

Consumers should immediately stop riding the recalled bicycles and contact Pacific Cycle to receive a free replacement bicycle

Consumers can contact Pacific at 877-564-2261 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email customerservice@pacific-cycle.com or go online at www.pacific-cycle.com and click on Safety Notices & Recalls for more information.

 

More information: CPSC recall page

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