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Cycling Sports Group Recalls Front Racks for Cannondale Treadwell Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

  • Front view of recalled front rack
  • Recalled rack
Name of Product:
Front Racks with Bamboo Trays
Hazard:

The recalled front racks on the bicycles can detach and cause the bicycle’s front wheel to abruptly stop, posing a fall hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
September 09, 2020
Units:
About 1,975 (In addition, about 114 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

Local authorized Cannondale dealer, or Cycling Sports Group at 800-245-3872 (800-BIKE USA) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET, by email to ridersupport@cannondale.com, or at www.cannondale.com and click on “Recalls and Notices” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the Front Rack with a Bamboo Tray for Cycling Sports Group Cannondale Treadwell bicycles.  The rack has a black metal frame and a bamboo tray.  “ISO11243:2016 YUENI MAX 10KG” is printed on the bamboo tray.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop riding the bicycle until the front rack is removed, and contact their local authorized Cannondale dealer or Cycling Sports Group to arrange for a free repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

Cycling Sports Group has received reports of two incidents of the tray detaching and contacting the bicycle wheel, one resulting in a fall involving minor cuts and bruises, and the other involving both bruising and a concussion.

Sold At

Authorized Cannondale dealers nationwide from April 2019 through June 2020 for between $950 to $2,750 for the bicycles sold with the front racks, and $100 for the racks sold separately.  The front racks were included as original equipment on some bicycles; on other bicycles, the front racks were sold separately as ad-on equipment.

 

Manufactured In:
Taiwan
Importer(s):

Cycling Sports Group Inc., of Wilton, Conn. 

Recall number:
20-179
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