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Cannondale Recalls Bikes Due to Forks

Published May 19, 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Cannondale, has issued a voluntary recall of about 1,500 bicycles with JD suspension forks.

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.
No incidents/injuries have been 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.

These bikes were sold at Cannondale bicycle dealers from February 2009 through April 2009 for between $600 and $800. Manufactured in: Taiwan (the forks only)

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

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 website at www.cannondale.com.

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