Pedego Recalls Electric Bikes Due to Fall Hazard



This recall involves six models of Pedego electric bikes. Models include the Interceptor (Including Platinum Edition), City Commuter (Including Mid Drive Edition and Black Edition), Boomerang Plus, Ridge Rider, Trail Tracker (Including Gorilla Edition) and Stretch (Including Dual Drive Edition). The model name is printed on the chain guard or chain stay of the bike. The bikes were sold in various colors. Pedego is printed on the bike frame.
Product:
Electric bicyclesAbout 11,600
Retailer:
Bicycle stores nationwide and online at www.pedego.com from January 2018 through August 2020 for between $3,000 and $4,700.
Recall Date:    Sep 23, 2020
Injury:
Pedego has received five reports of the bike’s electrical cable malfunctioning, causing the bike to unexpectedly accelerate. No injuries have been reported.
Mfg Country:
China and Vietnam
Importer:
Pedego Inc., of Fountain Valley, Calif.
Recall ID:    8905
Last Published:    Sep 23, 2020
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    20188
Emert Status:    Announced