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Snow Bikes Recalled by Tech 4 Kids Due to Fall Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: OUTER EDGE Snow Bikes

Units: About 2,100

Manufacturer: Tech 4 Kids Inc., of Canada

Hazard: The front ski can crack or break, causing the snow bike to stop suddenly and posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Tech 4 Kids has received three reports of consumers falling off the recalled snow bikes and sustaining injuries as a result of the defective front ski cracking or breaking. Injuries included a cut requiring stitches and a dislocated shoulder.

Description: The recall includes OUTER EDGE brand Snow MX-Ski-Doo(r) and the Snow MX-X Games(tm) snow bikes. The Snow MX-Ski-Doo snow bike is yellow and black with "Ski-Doo" printed on the steel frame and on the front ski. The Snow MX-X Games snow bike is blue and black with "Snow MX," a skull and swords printed on the steel frame and on the front ski. "OUTER EDGE" is printed on the snow bikes' packaging.

Sold at: Costco, sporting goods stores and other retailers nationwide and online at and from September 2010 through January 2011 for about $150.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snow bikes and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Tech 4 Kids toll-free at (866) 287-4761 24 hours a day, seven days a week, or visit the firm's website at

To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.

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