Colorado’s vast landscapes and miles of dirt roads provide a great place to run with the wind in your hair on a motorbike or go-cart. And with the kids out of school right now, you may have some acreage for them to ride or be able to go to a park for some summer fun.
Besides being aware of general safety, there’s a new recall by Baja Motorsports and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission that any motorbike rider or parent of one needs to be aware of.
Certain Baja mini-bike and go cart models have defective gas caps which can pose a fire and burn hazard to anyone using the affected items. Also, some models are seeing throttles get stuck due to an improperly positioned fuel line and throttle.
Model numbers for mini bikes begin with: HT65, MB165, WR65, MB196, DB30, WR90 and DR90
Go cart model numbers include: BB65, SD65, DN65 and TR65
Model numbers can be found on either the mini bike’s fender, fuel tank or the go cart’s roll cage.
Models affected by this recall were purchased between November 2004 and June of this year at various retailers, including many online ones for anywhere between $200 and $2000. They were manufactured in China.
If you have one of these affected models, stop using it immediately and contact Baja Motorsports at (888) 863-2252 or visit their website for a free replacement gas cap or repairs.
And if you’ve been adversely affected by this or any other defective product, contact Denver personal injury attorneys at the Babcock Law Firm today for a free case evaluation.