March 7, 2006
Nashbar Direct Announces Recall Bicycle Resistance Trainers for Repair
Name of Product: 2006 Nashbar Bicycle Trainers
Units: About 2,500
Importers: Nashbar Direct, of Canfield, Ohio
Hazard: The base of the trainer has a blocking mechanism that can break causing the bicycle to disengage from the stand, posing a fall hazard.
Description: The Nashbar Watt Master and 2006 Fluid trainers are
metallic gray with graphic Nashbar “N” decals running vertically along the rear
face of the right rear support leg. The recalled item number is printed on the
bottom of the last page of the owner’s manual. The following are the recalled
|Trainer Models||Item Number|
|Nashbar Watt Master Fluid||NB-WMF5|
|Nashbar Watt Master Magnetic||NB-WM5|
|Nashbar 2006 Fluid Adjustable||NB-FTA5|
|Nashbar 2006 Fluid||NB-FT5|
|Nashbar 2006 Fluid/HRM||NB-FT5H|
Sold by: Catalogs and Web site sales nationwide from August 2005 through February 2006 for about $300.
Manufactured In: Italy
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the bicycle trainers immediately until repaired.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Nashbar at (800)
888-2710 between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the
company’s Web site at http://www.nashbar.com/recall.cfm