Cannondale Recalls Slice RS Bikes Due to Fall Hazard (Recall Alert)

The brake plates on the triathlon and time trial Slice RS bicycles can loosen and break.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: August 01, 2013
Recall number: 13-745
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  • Cannondale Slice RS Black Edition

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    Cannondale Slice RS Black Edition

  • 2013 Slice RS Ultegra

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    2013 Slice RS Ultegra

  • 2013 Slice RS Ultegra Di2

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    2013 Slice RS Ultegra Di2

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Cannondale Slice RS bicycles and framesets 

Hazard:

The brake plates can loosen and break, posing a fall hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Cannondale at (800) 245-3872 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.cannondale.com and click on Safety at the bottom of the page. Consumers can also send an e-mail to custserv@cyclingsportsgroup.com.  

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Recall Details

Units

About 500

Description

This recall includes all 2013 model year Cannondale triathlon and time trial Slice RS bikes including the Black Edition, Ultegra and Ultegra Di2 bicycles and framesets.  The Black Edition bikes come in black and the word Cannondale is in green on the top tube.  The Ultegra and Ultegra Di2 are white with red trim and the word Cannondale is in black on the down tube of the bicycle. The unusual brakes on the Slice RS models are mounted behind the front fork and under the chainstay.      

Incidents/Injuries

Cannondale received one report of a loose brake plate.  No injuries have been reported. 

Remedy

Consumer should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and return the bike to a Cannondale retailer for a free repair, a Cannondale Terramo helmet and Classic Jersey. Cannondale is contacting its customers directly.

Sold at

Cannondale retailers nationwide between October 2012 and June 2013 for between $5,500 and $11,000 for the bike and $4,500 for the frameset.

Importer

Cycling Sports Group Inc., Bethel Conn.

Manufactured in

China

  • Cannondale Slice RS Black Edition

  • 2013 Slice RS Ultegra

  • 2013 Slice RS Ultegra Di2