Runaway TerraTrikes Prompt Immediate Recall

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that the TerraTrike Rambler E.V.O. has been recalled because its 750-watt-electric-motor is reported to be taking off without rider input. Vehicle owners should stop using the TerraTrike immediately. This recall involves yellow TerraTrike Rambler Electrical Vehicle Option ( E.V.O.) recumbent trikes with an electric motorized wheel. The trikes have two wheels in the front and one wheel in the back with a large black hub motor. “Terra Trike” is printed on the front of the back rest area. The model name “Rambler…

Clean Republic’s Hill Topper E-bike Kits Recalled Due To Unintended Acceleration

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a product recall for Clean Republic’s Hill Topper E-bike Controllers due to reports of unintended motor acceleration after water had penetrated the controllers. Clean Republic, based in Seattle, has received six reports of riders losing control when the motor accelerated without rider input, including one reported injury resulting in scrapes and bruises to the rider. Riders (and there are around 3,500 of you) should immediately stop using the recalled motor controller circuit boards and kits and contact the Clean Republic for a free…