Peloton Bikes Recalled: What Riders and Investors Should Know

An unexpected safety hazard has forced Peloton to recall the popular exercise bikes, affecting millions of riders and shareholders.

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Peloton has fallen from grace since its heady days of peak popularity during the pandemic. Falling stock prices and a tragedy-driven treadmill recall had headlined a disastrous two years for the company. 

Another bombshell dropped Thursday, as the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (USPC) announced a sweeping, new safety recall covering millions of the company's popular home exercise bikes sold in the U.S.

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Ben Demers
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Ben Demers manages digital content and engagement at Kiplinger, informing readers through a range of personal finance articles, e-newsletters, social media, syndicated content, and videos. He is passionate about helping people lead their best lives through sound financial behavior, particularly saving money at home and avoiding scams and identity theft. Ben graduated with an M.P.S. from Georgetown University and a B.A. from Vassar College. He joined Kiplinger in May 2017.

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