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Pedego recalls e-bikes because of fall hazard

Published September 24, 2020

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Pedego has informed the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission that it is recalling six e-bike models because of a fall hazard involving an improperly manufactured electrical cable.

The cable can cause these models to accelerate unexpectedly, posing the user fall hazard:

  • Interceptor (including Platinum Edition).
  • City Commuter (including Mid Drive Edition and Black Edition).
  • Boomerang Plus.
  • Ridge Rider.
  • Trail Tracker (including Gorilla Edition).
  • Stretch (including Dual Drive Edition).

The recall affects 11,600 e-bikes.

Pedego has received five reports of the malfunction. No injuries have resulted. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled e-bikes and contact a local Pedego dealer to arrange for a free repair.

The model name is printed on the chain guard or chainstay. The bikes were sold in various colors. Pedego is printed on the bike frame. The e-bikes were sold at stores nationwide and online at from January 2018 through August 2020 for between $3,000 and $4,700.

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Recalled Cylinder Cable approximate location.
Topics associated with this article: Electric bike

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