Mountain bicycles

Recall published
2007-07-30
Brand
Product title
Mountain bicycles
Product description
The products are mountain bicycles with certain models of Lefty suspension forks. Note that these forks are proprietary Cannondale products with unique dimensions. Unlike many suspension forks these cannot be fitted to other brands of bicycles. Lefty Speed Carbon SL: - 2007 Taurine Carbon Team Replica - 2007 Scalpel 1 - 2007 Scalpel Team Replica - 2007 Rush Carbon 1 - 2007 Rush Carbon Team - 2007 Aftermarket, replacement Lefty Speed Carbon SL forks Lefty Speed DLR 2 (including bonded, 100mm and 80mm): - 2007 Rush Carbon 2 (This model also included in the recall for Cranksets – CPSC press release #07-206) - 2007 Rush 3 - 2007 Rush 4 - 2007 Rush 5 - 2007 Caffeine 29’er - 2007 Scalpel 2 - 2007 Scalpel 3 - 2007 Caffeine 1 - 2007 Caffeine 2 - 2007 Rush Feminine 1 - 2007 aftermarket, replacement Lefty Speed (bonded, 100mm and 80mm) DLR 2 - 2008 Rush Carbon 3.
Risk
The notified product poses a serious risk of injuries due to a possible failure of a fork. Cannondale has received 15 reports of the bicycle forks separating, including five reports of injuries including a broken collarbone, broken ribs and bruises. All accidents were reported in the US. So far, no accidents reported in Europe.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market, recall from consumers and information to consumers
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Cannondale Mountain Bicycles with Lefty Speed SL and Lefty Speed DLR Forks.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries
Country of origin
The Netherlands
RAPEX Reference
0814/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
The Netherlands

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