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Faraday recalls e-bikes because of seat post failures

Published July 3, 2019

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Faraday Bicycles is recalling about 4,450 e-bikes because their seatposts can fail. The company said it has received nine reports of broken posts, including one incident that involved minor injuries.

Consumers are being told to call Faraday Bicycles toll-free at 888-770-7085 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at or online at or

The recall involves seat posts on four Faraday bicycle models: Porteur, Porteur S, Cortland, Cortland S. The words "HL" or "Zoom" are engraved on the seat post. The bikes were sold in various colors including Classic White, British Racing Green, Tungsten, Slate Gray, Midnight Run, Stingray Blue, Seafoam and Coral.

Consumers are being told to immediately stop using the recalled bikes and contact Faraday for information on how to receive a free seat post replacement and free installation at a specialty bicycle retailer. Faraday is contacting all known purchasers directly.

The bikes were sold by Faraday from March 2015 through March 2019 for between $2,500 and $3,500.

More information: CPSC recall notice.

Topics associated with this article: Electric bike

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