Recall Date: July 21, 2016
Recall Number: 16-229
Name of Product: Cannondale commuter bicycles
Hazard: The bicycle’s fork axle can crack, posing a fall hazard.
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.
Consumer Contact: Cannondale at 800-726-2453 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email at 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.
Units: About 3,100 (in addition, about 400 were sold in Canada)
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.
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.
Importer: Cycling Sports Group Inc., of Wilton, Conn.
Manufacturer: Post Moderne Tech Corp., of Taiwan
Manufactured in: Taiwan
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/59454r-eng.php