About 750 Niner Bikes are being recalled. A welding deficiency can cause the bicycle frames to crack along the welds of the front triangle of the bicycle.
Niner Bikes, based in North Hollywood, has not received any reports of injuries, according to a statement from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The company has received 53 reports of cracks along the welds while bicycles were in use.
The recalled bicycle frames include all Jet 9 models ranging sequentially from serial numbers P8001682 to P9400454. The frame is a full suspension model in the colors green, white or black. “Jet 9” and “Niner” are painted on the bicycle frame. The frame was made from 6000 series aluminum. The item was sold at bicycle stores nationwide and overseas from March 2008 through September 2009 for $1,750.