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Linus recalls 430 e-bikes over fork concerns

Published February 16, 2023

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Linus Bikes is recalling some Cesta 500 and Ero 500 e-bikes because the fork can crack.

The company has had no reports of incidents or injuries as a result of the issue. 

Consumers are being told to stop riding the bikes and contact Linus Bike to schedule a free fork replacement. Linus is contacting all known purchasers directly. Consumers can reach Linus at (800) 615-1534 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or email or visit

The relevant bikes can be identified by a serial number under the bottom bracket.

The recalled bicycles have a serial number in one of the following series: LXD20100231 to LXD20100420; LXD20100686 to LXD20100830; or LXD20100956 to LXD20101060.

The bikes were sold at IBDs and between January and October last year for between $2,000 and $2,500. They were made by Shenzhen Xidesheng Bicycle Co Ltd, of China and imported by Linus Bike Inc., of Venice, California.

More information: CPSC recall notice | Linus recall page.

Topics associated with this article: Electric bike

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