Euro-Asia Imports has issued a recall of Nitto B259AA riser handlebars. The bars were also imported by Merry Sales and BTI and available in red, blue, black, gold, green, pink and silver.
They were available nationwide from January 2008 to July of 2011. Owners of the bar should discontinue using them immediately. There is a possibility that they can break causing injury to the rider. The recalled aluminum bars have “NITTO” and “B259” printed at the barends. Approximately 2,000 units were sold in the United States and 70 in Canada.
Consumers who own the recalled bars should contact Euro-Asia to receive free replacement handlebars. They can be reached at (888) 662-1814 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s website at www.euroasiaimports.com.