The Journal Gazette
 
 
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 1:13 pm

Marin Mountain Bikes recalls mountain bicycles

Marin Mountain Bikes recalls mountain bicycles due to the bottom bracket can break during use, causing the user to lose control, posing fall and crash hazards.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact Marin Bikes for instructions on receiving a free replacement bottom bracket and scheduling a free repair.

Consumers can contact Marin Bikes at 800-222-7557 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.marinbikes.com and click on “Recalls/Safety” at the bottom of the page or https://www.marinbikes.com/bikes/recalls-safety for more information.

This recall involves the following 20 different Model Year 2021 Marin Mountain bicycles: San Quentin 1, San Quentin 20”, San Quentin 24”, Wildcat Trail 1, Wildcat Trail 3, Fairfax 1, Fairfax 2, Terra Linda 1, Terra Linda 2, Presidio 3, Kentfield 2, Kentfield 2 ST, Larkspur 1, Muirwoods RC, San Anselmo DS1, San Anselmo DS2, San Rafael DS1, San Rafael DS2, Hidden Canyon 20” and Bayview Trail 24”. These bicycles were sold in various sizes and color schemes. The model name is printed on the top tube and a “MARIN” decal is on the down tube of the frame.

The firm has received nine reports of broken bottom brackets. No injuries have been reported.

The mountain bikes were sold at Bike Connection Palo Alto, City Grounds, and The Bike Rack stores and independent bicycle dealers nationwide from August 2020 through April 2021 for between $400 and $1,100.

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