Monthly Archives: February 2011

Weekly Report

Your Training for 02/21/2011 – 02/27/2011

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Miles: 7.95 Comments: 3
Time: 01:13 Motivations: 0
Calories: 1065 Among Friends: 33
Workouts: 2 Overall Position: 17162

I’m a little disappointed that I only got 2 runs in this week.  Having Monday off, it should have been easy to get at least 3 runs on the books.  However it didn’t happen that way.

Monday I ran on the treadmill because we had just gotten a fresh dump of snow that hadn’t been removed from the roads, much less the sidewalks.  It was a good workout totally 3.4 miles.  I had set the treadmill program on random and it threw some crazy hills my way.  The problem with hills on the treadmill is that you don’t know how long they are going to be.  Knowing if you are almost at the top of the hill makes it easier to fight on – though not wanting to fall off the back of the treadmill is some great motivation too!

Saturday morning when I woke up it was -1 so I waited a couple of hours and when I left the temperature was at 0, though when I got home it was back at -1. Every one was sound asleep when I did a pretty random 4.6 mile run that included Downtown and Cedar Riverside.  I started to go out on a further route when I realized I was starting to get cold so I made a quick course correction which led me on the random route home.  It was a decent run though the fresh dusting of snow that was falling covered up the icy patches and I almost completely bit it!

B.O.B. Stroller Recall

From a 2/23 Press Release:

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: B.O.B.® single and double strollers

Units: About 337,000 in the United States and 20,000 in Canada

Importer: B.O.B. Trailers Inc., of Boise, Idaho

Hazard: A drawstring on the stroller can get wrapped around a child’s neck, posing a strangulation hazard.

Injuries/Incidents: The firm has received one report of an 11-month-old girl who got entangled at the neck by the stroller’s drawstring. The child was freed by her mother.

Description: This recall involves the following 11 models of B.O.B.® single and double strollers. The name “B.O.B” appears on the cargo basket under the stroller and on the front of the stroller. All of the recalled strollers have a yellow/orange drawstring at the rear of the canopy which is used to gather loose fabric when the canopy is pulled back. Strollers have the serial number either stamped in the frame or on a white label located on the stroller’s rear right leg.

Model Serial # ranges
Sport Utility Stroller 12362 – 35107
AA00001 – AA025490
Sport Utility Stroller D’Lux 12362 – 35107
AB000001 – AB007940
Ironman® 800000 – 803700
AC000001- AC027923
Sport Utility Duallie 002001 – 008068
AD000001 – AD011252
Ironman® Duallie AE000001 – AE008909
Revolution AF000001 – AF189112
Revolution 12” AK000001 – AK024149
Stroller Strides® AG000001 – AG011163
Revolution Duallie AH000001 – AH072921
Revolution Duallie 12” AL000001 – AL012657
Stroller Strides® Duallie AM000001 – AM003229

Sold at: REI, buy buy Baby and other stores nationwide and on the Web at Babiesrus.com, Target.com and Amazon.com between April 2002 and February 2011 for between $300 and $600.

Manufactured in: Taiwan and China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers and remove the drawstring. If using a separately purchased Weather Shield or Sun Shield accessory with the recalled stroller, contact B.O.B. Trailers for a free canopy retrofit kit.

Configuration Use Stroller Only Use Stroller With Optional
Weather Shield Accessory
Use Stroller With Optional
Sun Shield Accessory
Remedy Remove Drawstring

Instructions on removing drawstrings at:
www.bobcanopy.com

Remove Drawstring, Install Canopy retrofit Kit

Order retrofit kits at www.bobcanopy.com

Remove Drawstring, Install Canopy retrofit Kit

Order retrofit kits at www.bobcanopy.com

Consumer Contact: For additional information, or to order a canopy retrofit kit, contact B.O.B. Trailers at (855) 242-2245 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.bobcanopy.com

Note: Health Canada’s press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1279


Picture of Recalled Jogging Strollers showing location of BOB logo

Picture of Recalled Jogging Stroller showing drawstring location and closeup

Picture of Recalled Jogging Stroller showing serial number location

CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting www.saferproducts.gov

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. The CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals – contributed significantly to the decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC’s Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC’s teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054.

 

To join a CPSC e-mail subscription list, please go to https://www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx. Consumers can obtain recall and general safety information by logging on to CPSC’s Web site at www.cpsc.gov. Thanks to Wallet Pop and @RunnersWorld for sharing this story.

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