Cycling Sports Group Recalls Commuter Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard
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Recalled Cannondale Bad Boy bicycle
Bicycles with date codes beginning with P, Q and RB through RL are included in this recall. The date code is located on the bottom of the bicycle fork.
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Cannondale commuter bicycles
The bicycle’s fork axle can crack, posing a fall hazard.
July 21, 2016
About 3,100 (in addition, about 400 were sold in Canada)
This recall involves 2010-2012 Cannondale Bad Boy and Bad Girl commuter bicycles. They were sold in black. Only bicycles with date codes beginning with P, Q and RB through RL are included in this recall. The date code is located on the bottom of the bicycle fork. The frame is matte black. A Cannondale decal can be found on the downtube.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and take them to the nearest authorized Cannondale dealer for a free repair. Cannondale dealers will replace the fork free of charge.
The firm has received 30 reports of the bicycle’s fork axle cracking; including an injury report of a fall that resulted in a concussion and bruising.
Authorized Cannondale dealers nationwide from June 2010 through December 2014 for between $1,000 and $1,800.
Post Moderne Tech Corp., of Taiwan
Cycling Sports Group Inc., of Wilton, Conn.
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