With the outbreak of the COVID-19, more and more consumers choose bicycles as their means of transportation. Bicycling is safe and convenient, and it can also exercise to a certain extent. During the epidemic, many countries welcomed a sales boom of bicycles. When choosing bicycles, you must also pay attention to the quality and safety of the products.
Recently, the Consumer Product Safety Commission of the United States announced a recall of about 20800 bicycles, with the recall number of 22-051. The reason for the recall is that the adjustable handlebars on this batch of bicycles may become loose, resulting in the risk of falls and injuries.
The recalled products involve some adult bicycles of Giant brand in 2021, and the recalled product models include Giant Cypress DX、Giant Escape three Comfort、Liv Flourish FS oneAnd Liv Alight three ComfortThere are black, dark silver, dark red and other colors. The recalled bicycles have a serial number beginning with the letter "P", which is located at the bottom of the frame bottom bracket, directly under the crank.
It is reported that this product was manufactured in the Philippines. From October 2020 to October 2021, about 20800 units of this product will be sold in the U.S. Giant stores and online Giant authorized dealers, and the product price will be between $590 and $690. Up to now, Giant Bicycle Company has received 86 reports on loose handlebars of bicycles, including three consumers who fell off their bicycles while riding.
The CPSC said that consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact Giant Bicycle Company. Giant Bicycle Retailers will check and repair these products for free.
According to the data of NPD Group, by October 2021, the bicycle market in the United States has increased by 3% compared with the same period last year, with a revenue of 8.4 billion dollars. NPD analysts said that the growth of the bicycle market slowed down slightly, but it is expected that strong growth will resume in 2022.
While enjoying the growth of sales volume, the sellers of this category must also strictly control the quality and safety of products to effectively protect the personal and property safety of consumers.