January 22, 2009

Saris Cycling Group Recalls Stationary Bicycle Trainers 

Name of Product: Stationary Bicycle Trainers

Units: 2,000

Manufacturer: Saris Cycling Group, of Madison, Wis.

Hazard: A handle pin on the bicycle trainer can loosen during use, causing the machine to become disengaged, and pose a fall hazard to consumers.

Description: The recalled trainers are a stationary frame that allows bicycles to be converted into stationary bicycles. The recalled models include: CycleOps Pro Series Trainer models 9014 (SuperMagneto Pro), 9331 (JetFluid Pro), 9460 (PowerBeam Pro), 9321 (JetFluid Pro Winter Training Kit), and 9322 (SuperMagneto Pro Winter Training Kit) without the secondary locking pin. The model number and style names are printed on the left side of the main frame of the trainer.

Sold at: Independent bicycle retailers nationwide from October 2008 through November 2008 for between about $400 and $1200.

Remedy: Consumers with the recalled bicycle trainers should immediately stop using the product and contact Saris Cycling Group to receive a replacement trainer.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Saris Cycling Group at (800) 783-7257 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit the firmís Web site at www.cycleops.com, or e-mail the firm at custsrv@saris.com