January 3, 2023 — Target recalled about 147,000 bicycles for kids after at least 10 injuries were reported when the handlebars loosened.
There were 23 reports of the bicycle’s handlebars becoming loose during use. Ten injuries were reported involving bruises or abrasions.
The recall involves two models of 20″ Pacific Kids’ Bicycles, the Pacific Igniter and Pacific Bubble Pop, manufactured by Pacific Cycle Inc. of Madison, Wisconsin.
They were sold exclusively at Target stores nationwide and online at www.target.com from July 2020 to September 2022 for about $140.
The Pacific Igniter bicycle has red with white and black accent colors and the word “Igniter” on the downtube.
The Pacific Bubble Pop bicycle has pink with blue and black accent colors and the words “Bubble Pop” on the downtube.
The model numbers 201230TG, 201231TG are located on the seat tube where it meets the bottom bracket.
Pacific Cycle is asking consumers to immediately stop riding the recalled bicycles and contact Pacific Cycle to receive a free repair kit. For more information, call Pacific Cycle toll-free at 877-564-2261 from 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.
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