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  • Tue May 26 2009
  • Posted May 26, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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 Product: 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 photo at source.

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