PhotoCycling Sports Group of Wilton, Conn., is recalling about 3,500 Cannondale commuter bicycles in the U.S. and Canada.

 

The bicycle’s fork axle can crack, posing a fall hazard.

 

The firm has received 30 reports of the bicycle’s fork axle cracking, including one fall that resulted in a concussion and bruising.

 

This recall involves 2010-2012 Cannondale Bad Boy and Bad Girl commuter bicycles. They were sold in black. Only bicycles with date codes beginning with P, Q and RB through RL are included in this recall. The date code is located on the bottom of the bicycle fork.

 

The frame is matte black. A Cannondale decal can be found on the downtube.

 

The bicycles, manufactured in Taiwan, were sold at authorized Cannondale dealers nationwide from June 2010, through December 2014, for between $1,000 and $1,800.

 

What to do

 

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and take them to the nearest authorized Cannondale dealer for a free repair. Cannondale dealers will replace the fork free of charge.

 

Consumers may contact Cannondale at 800-726-2453 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, by email at custserve@cyclingsportsgroup.com or online at www.cannondale.com and click on Safety Notices and Recalls at the bottom right-hand corner of the main page for more information.


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