Recall: Cannondale Slice RS Bicycles and Framesets
On 2013-08-01, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Cannondale Slice RS Bicycles and Framesets due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2012 for about $4500 to $11000.
About 500 units are involved in this Cycling Sports Group bicycle recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 9th recall of products in the Bicycles, Bikes & Accessories category in 2013.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 160 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 245-3872
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What is the problem?
The brake plates can loosen and break, posing a fall hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall includes all 2013 model year Cannondale triathlon and time trial Slice RS bikes including the Black Edition, Ultegra and Ultegra Di2 bicycles and framesets. The Black Edition bikes come in black and the word Cannondale is in green on the top tube. The Ultegra and Ultegra Di2 are white with red trim and the word Cannondale is in black on the down tube of the bicycle. The unusual brakes on the Slice RS models are mounted behind the front fork and under the chainstay.
These items were sold new+ at Cannondale retailers nationwide between October 2012 and June 2013 for between $5,500 and $11,000 for the bike and $4,500 for the frameset.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumer should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and return the bike to a Cannondale retailer for a free repair, a Cannondale Terramo helmet and Classic Jersey. Cannondale is contacting its customers directly.
Cannondale at (800) 245-3872 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.cannondale.com and click on Safety at the bottom of the page. Consumers can also send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Cannondale received one report of a loose brake plate. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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