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Women’s Cruiser Bicycle recall announced by Fuji for Free Frame Replacement

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Fuji Saratoga Women's Cruiser Bicycle involved in the recall - CPSC

(Best Syndication News) - The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the voluntary recall of Fuji Saratoga Women’s Bicycle because the frame could break and cause the rider to crash. The company received 12 reports of the bicycle frame breaking with two people being injured – one with a head laceration getting 20 stitches and the other receiving scrapes and bruises.

Around 10,500 bicycles are involved in this recall. They were sold at specialty bicycle stores nationwide between November 2007 and December 2011 at prices ranging between $300 and $500.

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Striiv Pedometer goes High-Tech with Fitness Coaching

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Striiv Fitness Trainer

(Best Syndication News) - For those people that are striving to be fit and slender for 2012, the new Striiv pedometer might be a fun way to stay motivated. The Striiv pedometer has incorporated even more tools to motivate users to walk 60 minutes a day.
The pedometer idea has been a common method promoted for individuals to walk and get fit. Doctors recommend 30 minutes of exercise or walking each day. The pedometer goal is to get 5,000 steps a day to keep people moving. Most pedometers just track footsteps and that is all. The Striiv has worked on incorporating an interactive tool for motivating the user.

There is a special way Stiiv helps to motivate walkers; The company will donate to charitable causes depending on how much time you have walked. They are donating money from sponsors to supply clean water in South America, give out polio vaccines in India, and saving the rain forest. It does not cost you anything for your walking efforts to donated to the cause of your choice; however you do have to walk and then connect the Striiv to a PC to participate in the program. Other than that, a PC computer is not required for using the Striiv.

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Schwinn Elliptical Trainer Recall - Requires Foot Plate Repair

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Schwinn Elliptical Trainer Recall - CPSC.gov

(Best Syndication News) - The US Consumer Product Safety Commission along with Nautilius Inc. announced a voluntary recall for the Schwinn Ellipitcal Trainer exercise equipment because the foot plate could come off and cause the person to fall off. Owners of the elliptical trainer that is being recalled should not use the machine until the footplate has been repaired.

The company had been informed of nine reports of the foot plate coming off the machine or breaking when being used. One person had the machine hit their knee.

Around 10,000 of the recalled model number 460 of the Schwinn Elliptical Trainers were sold between July 2008 and May 2011 for about $1,000. They were sold online at Nautilus.com, Amazon.com and at retail stores including Dick's Sporting Goods, AAFES. The elliptical also could have been sold at other retailers that specialized in fitness equipment or sporting goods.

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Trek Bicycles recalled for Seat Bolt Repair

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(Best Syndication News) - The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced along with Trek Bicycle Corporation the voluntary recall of 27,000 Trek 2012 FX and District brand bicycles because a bolt that holds the seat saddle needs to be replaced. The bolt that is currently installed on the recalled bicycles could unexpectedly break causing the rider to fall off and possibly be injured.

The Model Year of the recalled bicycles are the 2012: Trek 7.2 FX, 7.3 FX, 7.4 FX, AND 7.5 FX. The District, and 9th District bicycle models being recalled are the: WSD, Livestrong and Disc. The bicycles were sold at bicycle retailers nationwide for a price of $550 - $1,100. They were sold between May 2011 and September 2011.

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Bridgeway Bicycle Recall announced due to Chain Breaking

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Bridgeway Bicycle invovled in Recall - credit: CPSC.gov

(Best Syndication News) - Around 91,000 Bridgeway brand bicycles are being voluntarily recalled due the possibility of the chain breaking and causing a person to lose control and becoming injured. This announcement was made today by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) along with the importer.

The bicycles were sold at Walmart stores between February 2011 and July 2011 with a retail price around $100. Bridgeway International, of Naples, Florida, announced the recall after receiving 11 reports. Out of these reports, nine people had sustained injuries, which included cuts and contusions.

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