October 17, 2002Lida Bicycle Has Recalled Men's
- Lida Bicycle Co. Ltd. has recalled
2,400 men's bicycles. The frames of these bicycles can break apart, causing
the rider to fall and suffer injuries.
Lida Bicycle and the bicycle distributor, Kent International Inc., of
Parsippany, N.J., have received four reports of the frames of these bicycles
breaking. Two riders suffered minor contusions and abrasions. The other two
riders were not injured.
The bicycle is a 26-inch, 21-speed, dual-suspension men's bicycle with a
double-bar, white frame. "Kent" is written on the down tube and head tube of
the bicycle. The decal reading "2100DH" or "PRO-X" appears on the top tube
near the head of the bicycle.
Discount department stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and
Illinois, and independent bicycle shops in New York and New Jersey sold
these bicycles from April 2002 through August 2002 for between $200 and
Consumers should stop riding these bicycles immediately, and return them to
the store where purchased for a refund or store credit. For more
information, consumers should call Kent Bicycles at (800) 451- 5368 between
9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.