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05/19/2009

Cannondale Bicycles Recall Notice

PRESS RELEASE

Cannondale Recalls Bicycles; JD Forks Can Lose Alignment, Posing Crash Hazard

WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.


Name of Products: Bicycles with JD suspension forks

Units: About 1,500

Importer: Cannondale Bicycle Corp., of Bethel, Conn.

Manufacturer: JD Components, of Taiwan

Hazard: The recalled bicycle's fork can lose alignment causing the front wheel to turn unexpectedly. This can cause the rider to lose control of the bicycle and crash.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall involves model year 2008 Cannondale Adventure 2, Adventure 3, Adventure 2 Feminine and Adventure 3 Feminine bicycles. The model name is printed on the bicycle's frame. The bicycles have a suspension fork with the words "cannondale AT35 adventure trail" printed on them. Bicycles equipped with the Rock Shox i-ride fork are not included in the recall.

Sold at: Cannondale bicycle dealers from February 2009 through April 2009 for between $600 and $800.

Manufactured in: Taiwan (the forks only)

Remedy: Consumers should stop riding the recalled bicycles immediately and contact their dealer to arrange for a free repair.

Consumer contact: For additional information, contact Cannondale at (800) 245-3872 (BIKEUSA) between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.cannondale.com.

 
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 245-3872
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

CONTACT: CPSC Media, +1-301-504-7908

Web Site: http://www.cpsc.gov/
http://www.cannondale.com/

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