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Bridgeway Recalls Bicycles

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Bridgeway International of Naples, Fla., announced a voluntary recall of about 91,000 Bicycles.

Hazard: The bicycle chain can break, causing a rider to lose control and fall.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm is aware of 11 reports of incidents, including nine reports of injuries, including lacerations and contusions.

Description: This recall involves NEXT-branded men's 26-inch hybrid bicycles. The bicycles are red or orange. Power X and Suspension are printed on the frame. Model numbers LBH2611M and LBH2611M2 are included in this recall. The model number is located on the frame between the pedals.

Sold at: Walmart from February 2011 through July 2011 for about $100.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle and contact the company for a free repair.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Bridgeway International at (877) 934-3228 anytime or visit the firm's website at www.powerxbike.com.

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