Cervélo recalls bicycles and replacement stems after injury

Photo source: CPSC

The handlebars can slip in the stem, causing the rider to lose control

Cervélo USA of Aliso Viejo, Calif., is recalling about bout 2,000 Model Year 2022 Cervélo R5 and Caledonia-5 bicycles sold in the U.S and Canada, and 182 Cervélo ST31 LT replacement stems.

The handlebars on the bikes can slip in the stem and cause the rider to lose control, posing a fall hazard.

The firm has received 13 reports of handlebar slippage. One injury has been reported, resulting from a fall.

This recall involves model year 2022 Cervélo R5 and Caledonia-5 bicycles and Cervélo ST31 LT replacement stems.

Cervélo and R5 or Caledonia-5 are printed on bicycle’s frame. The ST31 LT replacement stems were sold only in black.

A list of the recalled bicycles models and framesets with colors/SKUs may be found here.

The bicycles and replacement stems, manufactured in China, were sold at Cervélo dealers nationwide from May 2021, through July 2022, for between $5,000 and $13,000 (bicycles) and about $300 (ST31 LT replacement stems).

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the two recalled models of Cervélo bicycles and Cervélo replacement stems and contact their authorized Cervélo dealer to arrange for a free repair to replace the faceplate.

Consumers may contact Cervélo toll-free at (833) 416-8605 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (PT) Monday through Friday, by email at ST31LTRecallSupport@cervelo.com or online at https://www.cervelo.com/product-recalls for more information.

Cervélo dealers can be located at https://www.cervelo.com/store-locator.

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