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Cycling Sports Group Recalls Commuter Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

  • 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.
Name of Product:
Cannondale commuter bicycles
Hazard:
The bicycle’s fork axle can crack, posing a fall hazard.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
July 21, 2016
Units:
About 3,100 (in addition, about 400 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact
Cannondale at 800-726-2453 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 Safety Notices and Recalls at the bottom right-hand corner of the main page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:
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.
Remedy:
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.
Incidents/Injuries:
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.
Sold At:
Authorized Cannondale dealers nationwide from June 2010 through December 2014 for between $1,000 and $1,800.
Manufacturer(s):
Post Moderne Tech Corp., of Taiwan
Importer(s):
Cycling Sports Group Inc., of Wilton, Conn.
Manufactured In:
Taiwan
Recall number:
16-229
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