U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission –Recall
Recall Date: September 11, 2013
Recall Number: 13-281
Cambridge Metal & Plastics Recalls Motorcycle Training Wheels Due to a Crash Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Motorcycle Training Wheels
Hazard: Bolts and nuts securing the wheel can loosen and cause the rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard.
Consumer Contact: Cambridge Metal & Plastics at (800) 457-0580 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.cmp-wwm.com and click on Training Wheel Recall for more information.
Units: About 4,000
Description: The recalled products are Moose Racing brand training wheels for youth motorcycles and the replacement wheel kit. The training wheels have a black, one-piece, full-length metal axle with a plate that attaches to the underside of the motorcycle frame beneath the engine and two inflatable rubber wheels. The Moose Racing logo appears on the left and right sides of the axle. The replacement wheel kit is a set of two tires mounted on the wheel assembly. Replacement wheel kits and training wheels that fit the following youth motorcycle models are being recalled: Honda XR/CRF 50, Kawasaki KDX/Suzuki JR 50, KTM 50, Suzuki DRZ 70, Yamaha PW50 and Yamaha TTR 50.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled training wheels, remove them from the motorcycle and contact Cambridge Metal & Plastics to have them repaired free of charge.
Manufacturer: Cambridge Metals & Plastics, a Division of Water Works Manufacturing Inc., of Cambridge, Minn.
Distributor: LeMans Corporation Inc., of Janesville, Wis.
Manufactured in: United States
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Photo 1 caption: Recalled training wheels mounted on a Yamaha TT-R50
Photo 2 caption: The training wheels attach to the underside of the motorcycle frame beneath the engine.
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