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REI recalling 75,000 Co-op Cycles kids bikes because of training wheel assembly detaching

Published June 27, 2024

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — REI Co-op is recalling its Co-op Cycles' REV 12-, 16-, and 20-inch kids bikes because the training wheel assembly knob can loosen and detach.

The recall affects 75,860 units for all model years from 2022 to 2024. If the training wheels are being used, consumers should contact their local REI to schedule a free repair that includes the training wheel attachments. Or, consumers can contact REI for the shipment of a free repair kit.
If the bike is being used without training wheels, it can continue to be ridden.

REI can be reached at 800-426-4840 from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. PDT Monday through Friday or from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PDT on Saturday or Sunday, email or chat, or online.

Serial numbers included in the recall begin with "ET22," "ET23," "01VX" or "07VX." The serial number is printed underneath the bike frame on the bottom bracket or downtube.

There have been four reports of the training wheels falling off. Injuries included scrapes, bruising, and one involving broken arms. The bikes were sold nationwide at REI and online at from March 2022 through May 2024 for between $200 and $300.

More information: REI recall page | CPSC recall page.

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