Name of Product: Folding Brompton Bicycles with FAG bottom bracket cartridge.
Hazard: The FAG bottom bracket can break during use, posing a fall hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact an authorized Brompton dealer for a free installation of a new bottom bracket cartridge.
Consumer Contact: Brompton Customer Service at 1-800-578-6785 (toll free number) Monday – Friday between 10am and 5pm.
Units: 8400 in US, 1282 in Canada.
This recall involves Brompton bikes with serial numbers from 1403284144 to 1705150001 (Manufactured April 2014 - May 2017). The serial number can be found on a curved plate or sticker, applied to the rear of the seat tube, as shown in the image below:
If the barcode sticker on the bike is faded or rubbed off, please submit the 6 digit frame number stamped into the metal plate behind the bottom bracket and seat tube via email to firstname.lastname@example.org to receive correlating serial number.
Incidents/Injuries: There has been no incidents or injuries in US or Canada
Sold at: Brompton dealers nationwide for between $1200 & $3000.
Importer/Distributor: Brompton Bicycle, Inc. of Brooklyn, New York.
Manufactured in: Great Britain.