July 5, 2000Child Bicycle Trailers Recalled
OR (SafetyAlerts) - Burley
Design Cooperative is voluntarily recalling about 2,200 Burley-Bravo bicycle
trailers, used to transport young children. The wheel can separate from these trailers
during use, and result in crashes and injuries to children riding inside. Loss of control
to the bicycle pulling these trailers also can cause the riders to crash and suffer
Burley has received one report of a wheel coming off of one of these trailers, causing the
bicycle rider to fall and suffer minor injuries.
Burley-Bravo trailers included in this recall were made between November 1999 and
June 2000 with serial numbers 430-01-1 through 430-29- 160. Serial numbers, manufacturing
date and the words "BRAVO TRAILER" are located on a label on the underside of
the aluminum frame adjacent to the right wheel. The blue and yellow trailers are designed
to carry two children. They are 34 inches long (not including hitch), 26 inches wide and
33 inches high with a weight capacity of 100 pounds. Writing on the front of the trailer
reads, "BURLEY." Writing on the trailer's rain/sun cover reads, "Burley
Authorized Burley dealers and bicycle shops nationwide sold these trailers from November
1999 through June 2000 for about $350.
Consumers should stop using these Burley-Bravo trailers immediately, and return them
to the store where purchased for a free inspection and repair, if needed. For more
information, contact Burley at (800) 311-5294 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through
No other models of Burley trailers are involved in this recall.
Notice of this product warning was
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