Marin Bikes issues recall for several MY 2021 bicycles

Marin Bikes, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada, has announced that it is issuing a voluntary recall of the certain model year 2021 bicycles.

The recall has been issued after the company found that the bottom brackets on the bikes listed below can break during use. This could cause the rider to lose control, posing fall and crash hazards to the user.

Affected 2021 model year bikes are:

  • Bayview Trail 24″
  • Fairfax 1
  • Fairfax 2
  • Hidden Canyon 20″
  • Kentfield 2
  • Kentfield 2 ST
  • Larkspur 1
  • Muirwoods RC
  • Presidio 3
  • San Anselmo DS1
  • San Anselmo DS2
  • San Rafael DS1
  • San Rafael DS2
  • San Quentin 1
  • San Quentin 24″
  • Terra Linda 1
  • Terra Linda 2
  • Wildcat Trail 1
  • Wildcat Trail 3

Marin has said that consumers should immediately stop riding your bicycle and contact your Marin dealer for a free bottom bracket replacement, including parts and labour.

Please note that only a limited number of bikes were assembled with a bottom bracket that needs to be replaced, so not all models will be affected. Use the check a serial number function found here to confirm if the bike was assembled with a bottom bracket that needs to be replaced.

Marin has received reports of nine bottom bracket failures in the United States. Customers outside of North America with these recalled models should contact the Marin distributor or local retailer in their country.