Starting date:
September 30, 2013
Posting date:
September 30, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Physical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-35943

Affected products

Motorcycle training wheels

Product description

This recall involves Moose Racing brand motorcycle training wheels for youth motorcycles, and replacement wheel kits.

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
Yamaha TT-R50

Note that the youth motorcycles themselves are NOT subject to this recall.
Hazard identified

The bolts and nuts securing the wheel can loosen and cause the rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard.

Neither Health Canada nor Cambridge Metals & Plastics have received any reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.
Number sold

Approximately 576 units of the recalled products were sold in Canada.
Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from July 2012 to September 2013.
Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.
Companies

Manufacturer
Cambridge Metals & Plastics
Cambridge
Minnesota
UNITED STATES

The training wheels attach to the underside of the motorcycle frame beneath the engine

What you should do

Consumers should stop using the recalled product immediately, remove the training wheels from the motorcycle and contact Cambridge Metals & Plastics to have them repaired free of charge.

For more information, consumers may contact Cambridge Metals & Plastics at 1-800- 457-0580 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST Monday through Friday