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
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
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
Amazon.com and Walmart.com 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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