QBP Recalls WeThePeople BMX Bicycles and Cranksets Due to Fall Hazard

The recall involves WeThePeople Envy BMX bicycles and aftermarket ECLAT Aeon BMX cranksets. The Envy BMX bicycles have a 20.6 or 21 inch chromoly frame, painted dark gold. The bicycle bottom bracket has an “ENVY20.6” or “ENVY21” stamp. The ECLAT Aeon BMX cranksets are the gears at the front of the bicycle chain with pedals attached to the outer ends. The cranksets have a steel, two-piece construction. Printed on the left side of the spindle is ESS Eclat 22mm” and next to the pedal, on the crank arm is “Aeon.” Printed on the inside of the crank arm is “Eclat Germany” followed by the crank arm length “170mm” or “175mm.”   

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    The left end of the bicycle crankset spindle can break, posing a fall hazard to the rider.
  • Remedy
    Replace
  • Incidents
    WeThePeople has received five reports of the crankset spindles breaking. No injuries have been reported.
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately stop riding the recalled bicycles and cranksets and return to the store where purchased for a free inspection and free replacement spindle. 
  • Sold At
    BMX bicycle/product dealers, WeThePeople distributors and specialty bicycle retailers nationwide and online at www.QBP.com and other BMX bicycle/product websites from September 2014 through July 2015. The Envy bicycles sold for about $1,100 and the aftermarket cranksets sold for about $180. 
 
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