Recall: Bending bars not so good

Local bike brand has recalled its black chromoly model because the handlebars can bend.

Fitzroy based 'i am free bicycles' says it takes "excessive force" to bend the bars.

According to the recall notice, if the handlebars bend during use, the rider may lose control, increasing the risk of an accident or injury.

Consumers have been contacted directly by i am free bicycles.

Consumers should stop riding the bicycle immediately and contact i am free bicycles to arrange replacement of the handlebars, free of charge.

The product was sold online in Victoria between 7 Jan 2021 - 14 Sep 2021

The recalled bikes have frame numbers beginning with B20090

For more information, consumers can contact i am free bicycles via the website:

This article was made possible by the support of Bicycle Network's members who enable us to make bike riding better in Australia.