Ikea recalling bike due to fall hazard

Issue involves Sladda models sold nationwide


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Ikea has issued a recall for its Sladda bicycles due to problem with the drive belt that poses a safety hazard to the rider.

The recall involves 26 inch and 28 inch Sladda models. The bikes are all light gray in color and have an aluminum frame.

LINK: Official recall from CPSC

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the belt on the bicycle can break, which may result in the rider falling. No injuries have been reported in the U.S.

The bikes were sold at Ikea stores nationwide and online from August 2016 through January 2018. Consumers with the affected model should stop using the bike and return it to any Ikea store for a full refund.

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