Sep 03, 2015 Uncategorized Comments Off on Cycling Sports Group Recalls Cannondale Mountain Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard (PR Newswire)
WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Cycling-Sports-Group-Recalls-Cannondale-Mountain-Bicycles
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.cannondale.com and click on “Recalls” under the Recalls & Safety link at the bottom of the page.
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
Sold at: Authorized Cannondale dealers nationwide from July 2010 to July 2015 for between $2,000 and $10,000.
Importer: Cycling Sports Group Inc., of Wilton, Conn.
Manufactured in: Taiwan
Note: Health Canada’s press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/54850r-eng.php
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission