Peloton notes that consumers should immediately stop using bikes fitted with PR70P Clip-In pedals.
The stationary bike juggernaut Peloton yesterday announced that it was recalling about 54,000 clip-in pedals off 27,000 stationary bikes.
The brand received 120 reports of pedal breakage, including 16 incidents leading to leg injuries, with some requiring stitches, reported NBC News.
Peloton Pedal Recall
Peloton fitted the PR70P (first generation) pedal on its bike between July 2013 and May 2016. The Peloton logo and the word “PELOTON” are molded into the pedal body. An orange Peloton symbol and white lettering spelling “PELOTON” are printed on the top of the cleat binding.
Peloton warrants all its pedals for one year, and all remaining PR70P Clip-In pedals in service are out of warranty. Peloton recommends that consumers replace pedals annually.
However, Peloton said riders should stop using bikes fitted with PR70P Clip-In pedals. It will notify all affected consumers directly on how to receive free replacement pedals, along with instructions for self-installation. You can read more about Peloton’s warranty policy here.
Anyone who owns a Peloton fitted with the PR70P pedal can call Peloton toll-free at 844-410-0141 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET on weekends. Affected consumers also received a touchscreen notice and an email. Only consumers who have not already replaced their PR70P pedals should contact Peloton.
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