Peloton has recalled nearly 2.2 million bikes after it found that the seat submit is unstable, growing the chance of consumers falling and injuring themselves throughout use, based on an organization submitting with the U.S. Shopper Product Security Fee.
The recall introduced Thursday covers Peloton bike mannequin PL01 — the unique bike mannequin costing round $1,400 — offered from January 2018 to Might 2023, the corporate mentioned. Peloton is providing clients a substitute of the bike’s seat submit that may be put in at house.
“Our dedication to Member security is unwavering,” the corporate mentioned in a information launch. “For Peloton, it was essential to proactively have interaction the CPSC to handle this situation. We labored cooperatively with them to determine in the present day’s authorised treatment.”
Peloton mentioned it acquired 35 stories of the seat submit breaking. In 13 of these situations, clients reported accidents akin to a wrist fracture, lacerations and bruises resulting from falling, based on the protection fee report. Prospects can discover the title and mannequin on a label close to the flywheel and contained in the entrance fork.
That is the fourth time the corporate has issued a recall on a product. In 2020, it reported that the clip in pedals on bikes offered from July 2013 to Might 2016 elevated the chance of axle breaks. Peloton additionally recalled each its Tread and Tread+ treadmills in 2021 after one baby died and others had been injured — after it had initially fought recall calls for from the federal security company.