Cycling Sports Group of Wilton, Conn., is recalling about 2,000 front racks with bamboo trays sold in the U.S. and Canada.
The front racks can detach and cause the front wheel to stop abruptly, posing a fall hazard.
The firm has received two reports of of the tray detaching and contacting the bicycle wheel -- one resulting in a fall involving minor cuts and bruises, and the other involving both bruising and a concussion.
This recall involves the front rack with a bamboo tray for Cycling Sports Group Cannondale Treadwell bicycles. The rack has a black metal frame and a bamboo tray.
“ISO11243:2016 YUENI MAX 10KG” is printed on the bamboo tray.
The racks, manufactured in Taiwan, were sold at authorized Cannondale dealers nationwide from April 2019, through June 2020, for between $950 to $2,750 for the bicycles sold with the front racks, and $100 for the racks sold separately.
The front racks were included as original equipment on some bicycles. On other bicycles, they were sold separately as ad-on equipment.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop riding the bicycle until the front rack is removed, and contact their local authorized Cannondale dealer or Cycling Sports Group to arrange for a free repair.
Consumers may contact a local authorized Cannondale dealer, or Cycling Sports Group at (800) 245-3872 (800-BIKE USA) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (ET), by email to email@example.com, or at www.cannondale.com and click on “Recalls and Notices” at the bottom of the page for more information.