Cargo brand to replace 22,000 bikes in mass recall

Safety concerns have led customers to seek legal advice

A Babboe bike in Amsterdam in 2013
(Image credit: Andy Mabbett via Wikimedia Commons)

Dutch cargo brand Babboe has said it will replace 22,000 bikes as part of a mass product recall. 

Last month, authorities in the Netherlands ordered Babboe to stop selling certain cargo models due to defects and safety concerns. An original recall of two models was issued, understood to affect around 10,000 people, but this has since been extended. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 


An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 


He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.