Academy Sports + Outdoors Recalls 24 Inch Ozone 500 Elevate Girls ‘and Boys’ Bikes Due to Fall and Injury Hazards | WGN 720 radio


Ozone 500® Elevate 24 inch bikes for girls and boys (CPSC images)

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has released what follows:

Product Name:
Ozone 500® Elevate 24 inch bikes for girls and boys
The rear shock spring on bikes can get stuck, creating a pinch point between the spring and the saddle, posing a risk of injury or causing the bikes to stop unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

To replace
Recall date:
July 14, 2021
About 3,860

Consumer contact:
Academy Sports + Outdoors toll free at 888-922-2336 7:00 am-10:00pm CT daily, email [email protected], or online at and click “Product Recalls At the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details
The description:
This recall involves the 24-inch Ozone 500 Elevate bikes for girls and boys. “Ozone 500” is printed on the frame. The frame of the girls ‘bike is fuchsia with black writing and the frame of the boys’ bike is black with red writing. The following style numbers can be found on the seat tube.

Style number The description
164538 Ozone 500 Girls’ Bikes Elevate 24 in
164540 Ozone 500 Elevate 24 Boys’ Bikes

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bikes and return them to any Academy Sports + Outdoors store for a free repair or a full refund. Consumers can also contact Academy Sports + Outdoors for a replacement shock and repair instructions or to receive a prepaid shipping label to return the bike for a full refund.

Incidents / injuries:
The Academy has received a report of a person injuring their hand under the seat when the rear shock spring was compressed.

Sold to :
Academy Sports + Outdoors stores and online at from October 2020 to May 2021 for approximately $ 300.

Importer (s):
Academy Ltd., d / b / a Academy Sports + Outdoors, of Katy, Texas

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