Brompton Bicycle Inc., of Brooklyn, New York, has recalled over 8,400 folding Brompton bicycles because the bottom bracket can break during use, posing a fall hazard.

No injuries have been reported, but the problem poses an injury risk to consumers.

This recall involves folding Brompton bicycles with the brand-name “Brompton” printed on the bicycle’s frame.

The recall only includes bicycles with Serial #1403284144 through #1705150001. The serial number is printed on a curved plate or sticker, applied to the rear of the seat tube.

If the barcode sticker on the bike is faded or rubbed off, submit the 6-digit frame # on the metal plate behind the bottom bracket and seat tube via email to to get the serial number.

They were sold at bicycle stores and Brompton dealers nationwide from April 2014 to September 2017 for between $1,200 and $3,000

Consumers should stop using the bicycles and contact Brompton for free installation of a new bottom bracket cartridge.

For more information, consumers can call Brompton at 800-578-6785 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday-Friday, or go online at and click on “Voluntary Recall.”

Brompton Folding Bikes Recalled for Injury Risk

Source: Brompton Bicycle Recalls Bicycles Due To Fall Hazard

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