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Cannondale recalling some 2013-2016 CAADX cyclocross bikes because of fork issues

Published July 25, 2019

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Cannondale is recalling its 2013-2016 model years CAADX cyclocross bikes because the bikes' forks can break. 

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Consumers are being told to stop using the recalled bicycle and take it to the nearest authorized Cannondale dealer for a free repair.  Cannondale dealers will replace, free of cost, the bicycle's fork with a full carbon fiber replacement fork.

Consumers can contact their local Cannondale authorized dealer or Cycling Sports Group at 844-370-1536 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email at custserve@cyclingsportsgroup.com or online at cannondale.com/en/USA/Safety-Notices-and-Recalls.

The recall involves about 9,700 bikes in the U.S. and 1,900 in Canada. Cycling Sports Group, Cannondale's division within Dorel Sports, has received reports of 11 incidents worldwide of the bicycle's fork breaking, including five in the United States. Seven of these incidents resulted in serious injuries, including concussions and a spinal injury, and there was one fatality.

The bikes were sold nationwide from August 2012 through August 2017 for between $1,000 and $2,220.

More information: CPSC recall notice | Canada recall notice | Cannondale recall page.

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