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July 30/16 12:31 pm - Cannondale Recalls Bad Boy/Bad Girl Commuter Models


Posted by Editoress on 07/30/16
 

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. This is a joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Cycling Sports Group (CSG). View the Health Canada recall notice Here.

 

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The bicycle's fork axle can crack, posing a fall hazard. Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these bicycles. Cycling Sports Group, Inc. has received 30 reports of the bicycle's fork axle cracking worldwide; including one injury report of a fall that resulted in a concussion and bruising involving these bicycles.

 

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Approximately 400 units of the recalled bicycles were sold by authorized Cannondale Dealers across Canada and 3100 units were sold in the United States. The recalled bicycles were sold from June 2010 to December 2013 in Canada.

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.

Consumers can also contact Cannondale at 203-845-8498 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email (custserve@cyclingsportsgroup.com) or online and click on Safety Notices and Recalls at the bottom right-hand corner of the main page for more information.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

 

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