In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Marin has issued a safety recall on the 2014 MBX 50 and Tiny Trail children's bicycles.
The recall issue: The handlebars can loosen or separate during use. This can cause the rider to lose control and/or crash, posing the risk of injury.
No incidents or injuries have been reported.
How to identify if you have this bicycle: This recall involves the Marin MBX 50 and Tiny Trail children's bicycles from model year 2014. The singlespeed boys and girls bikes have 16-inch knobby tires, high-rise handlebars, and training wheels. The Red boys bicycles have "MBX 50" printed on the chainguard and have serial number HA14980XXXXXX. The Purple girls bicycles have "Tiny Trail" printed on the chainguard and have serial number HA14982XXXXXX. Serial numbers are printed on a foil label affixed to the underside of the base of the down tube. “Marin” is printed on the seat and the down tube.
About 400 of these bicycles were sold nationwide from September 2013 through December 2014 for about $250.
|2014 MBX 50
||2014 Tiny Trails
||Where to find the serial number|
The remedy: If you have one of these bicycles, please stop using it immediately and return it to us or your nearest Marin retailer. For further information about this recall, please contact us or Marin at 800-222-7557.