Cycling Sports Group Recalls Cannondale Mountain Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

The OPI stem/steering tube assemblies can fail, posing a risk of injury from a fall.

Recall date: September 03, 2015
Recall number: 15-231
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  • Example of a Cannondale mountain bike with an OPI stem/steering tube.

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    Example of a Cannondale mountain bike with an OPI stem/steering tube.

  • Identification of an OPI stem/steering tube. Note OPI lettering.

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    Identification of an OPI stem/steering tube. Note OPI lettering.

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Cannondale mountain bicycles with OPI stem/steering tube

Hazard:

The OPI stem/steering tube assemblies can fail, posing a risk of injury from a fall.

Consumer Contact:

Cycling Sports Group at 800-BIKE-USA  (800-245-3872) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email at custserve@cyclingsportsgroup.com or online at www.cannondale.com and click on “Recalls” under the Recalls & Safety link at the bottom of the page.

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Recall Details

In conjunction with

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Units

About 23,000 (in addition, about 800 were sold in Canada)

Description

This recall involves all model year 2011 through 2015 Flash, FSi , F-4, F-5, F-29, Lexi, RZ, Scalpel and Trigger Cannondale mountain bicycles, with OPI stem/steering tube assemblies “OPI” is printed diagonally across the stem/steering tube in black letters.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle and take it to the nearest authorized Cannondale dealer for a free repair. Cannondale dealers will fit a locking reinforcement wedge assembly inside the OPI stem/steering tube and replace the clamp bolts.

Sold at

Authorized Cannondale dealers nationwide from July 2010 to July 2015 for between $2,000 and $10,000.

Importer(s)

Cycling Sports Group Inc., of Wilton, Conn.

Manufactured in

Taiwan

  • Example of a Cannondale mountain bike with an OPI stem/steering tube.

  • Identification of an OPI stem/steering tube. Note OPI lettering.