Brompton Bicycle Recalls Electric Folding Bicycles Due to Fall and Injury Hazards


Name of product: Brompton Electric Folding Bicycles

Hazard: Due to a software malfunction, the electric system can continue to provide assistance to the motor, causing continued forward momentum, when the rider is not actively pedalling, posing fall and injury hazards.

Remedy: Repair

Recall date: April 21, 2021

Units: About 600

Consumer Contact: Brompton Bicycle at 800-578-6785 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at [email protected], online at or and click Brompton Electric Recall Notice for more information.

Recall Details

Description: This recall involves Brompton Electric Folding Bicycles. The bicycles have a three section folding frame, 16-inch wheels and were sold in black, white, Turkish green & bolt lacquer. The serial number is printed on a label on the frame of the bicycle. For a full list of the serial numbers included in the recall, visit

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled bicycles immediately and contact the nearest authorized Brompton Electric dealer for a free software upgrade to Version 1-2-10-2.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a software issue that caused a bicycle to provide continued assistance when the rider had stopped pedalling. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At: The Brompton Junction Store in New York and authorized Brompton Electric Dealers nationwide from June 2020 through March 2021 for between $3,500 and $3,800.

Importer(s): Brompton Bicycle Inc., of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Manufactured In: United Kingdom

Recall number: 21-116

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