Name of Product: Cannondale mountain bicycles with OPI stem/steering tube
Hazard: The OPI stem/steering tube assemblies can fail, posing a risk of injury from a fall.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle and take it to the nearest authorized Cannondale dealer for a free repair. Cannondale dealers will fit a locking reinforcement wedge assembly inside the OPI stem/steering tube and replace the clamp bolts.
Consumer Contact: Cycling Sports Group at 800-BIKE-USA (800-245-3872) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email at email@example.com or online at www.cannondale.com and click on “Recalls” under the Recalls & Safety link at the bottom of the page.
Units: About 23,000 (in addition, about 800 were sold in Canada)
Description: This recall involves all model year 2011 through 2015 Flash, FSi , F-4, F-5, F-29, Lexi, RZ, Scalpel and Trigger Cannondale mountain bicycles, with OPI stem/steering tube assemblies “OPI” is printed diagonally across the stem/steering tube in black letters.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Sold at: Authorized Cannondale dealers nationwide from July 2010 to July 2015 for between $2,000 and $10,000.
Importer: Cycling Sports Group Inc., of Wilton, Conn.
Manufactured in: Taiwan