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Pacific Cycle Recalls Swivel Wheel Jogging Strollers Due to Crash and Fall Hazards


Recall Date: July 7, 2016

Recall Number: 16-219

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Instep and Schwinn swivel wheel jogging strollers

Hazard: The front wheel can become loose and detach, posing crash and fall hazards.

Remedy: Repair

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled jogging strollers and contact Pacific Cycle to obtain a repair kit to secure the front wheel. The repair kit includes a replacement mechanism for securing the front wheel that uses a traditional screw on/off method of attachment instead of the quick release lever method of attachment shipped with the product, as well as new warning labels. Consumers should not return the jogging strollers to retailers where purchased. A repair video is available at

Consumer Contact: Pacific Cycle toll-free at 877-564-2261 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, online at, or and click on “Safety Notices & Recalls” or email for more information.

Recall Details

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Units: About 217,600

Description: This recall involves single and double occupant swivel wheel jogging strollers that have a quick release mechanism for removing and re-attaching the front wheel. Instep Safari, Instep Grand Safari, Instep Flight, Schwinn Turismo and Schwinn Discover Single and Double Occupant Swivel jogging strollers with the following model numbers are affected. These models come in a variety of colors. The model number is located on the inside of the metal frame above the rear right wheel.

Instep Safari
Instep Grand Safari
Instep Safari Double Instep Grand Safari
Instep Flight
Instep Flight
Schwinn Turismo
Schwinn Turismo
Schwinn Discover
Schwinn Discover
11-AR178 11-AR182 11-AR220B 11-AR282 11-AR101AZ 11-AR201AZ 13-SC113 13-SC213 13-SC105AZ 13-SC205AZ
11-AR179 11-AR183 11-AR224 11-AR283 11-AR301AZ 13-SC114 13-SC214
11-AR180 11-AR184 11-AR278 11-AR284 13-SC116 13-SC216
11-AR181 11-AR192 11-AR279 11-AR292 13-SC117 13-SC217
11-AR240B 11-AR193 11-AR280 11-AR293
11-AR245 11-AR281
11-AR250 11-AR290
11-AR255 11-AR291
11-AR700A 11-AR340B
111-AR750 11-AR345
11-AR178DS 11-AR350
11-AR179DS 11-AR355

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 132 reports of the front wheel becoming loose or unstable, resulting in 215 injuries, including head injuries, sprains, lacerations, bumps, bruises, and abrasions.

Sold at: Small retailers nationwide and online at,,, and other online retailers from January 2010 through June 2016 for between $130 and $350.

Importer: Pacific Cycle Inc., of Madison, Wis.

Manufacturer: Lerado (Zhongshan) Industrial Co. Ltd., of China

Manufactured in: China

Author: Marianne Halterman

Marianne is a member of the SafeKids Coalition of the Central Shenandoah Valley. is an informational site devoted to keeping children safe and informing parents, family members and caregivers of current issues affecting child health and safety.