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Colnago Recalls Bicycles and Frame Kits

Starting date:
June 17, 2015
Posting date:
June 17, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-53783

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Procycle Group

Affected products

Colnago Bicycle and Bicycle Frame Kits

Product description

This recall involves all Colnago CF10 and Colnago V1-r racing bicycles and bicycle frame kits that fit 28-inch wheels.

The words Colnago for Ferrari are on the downtube, and the Ferrari logo is on the seat tube of the CF10. The word Colnago is on the downtube, and the Ferrari logo is on the crossbar of the V1-r. Model numbers CF10 or V1-r are on both sides of the fork.

 

The models were available in the following colours:
Model Number Colour
CF10 Frame Black with white letters and red trim
Black with white letters and yellow trim
V1-r Frame Black with white letters and red trim
Grey with black letters and black trim
Grey with white letters and white trim
White with silver letters and silver trim

 

Hazard identified

The front brakes can detach from the fork during use, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

Neither Health Canada nor Colnago has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.

Colnago has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries in the United States.

Number sold

Approximately 34 units were sold in Canada, and approximately 400 units in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled bicycles and frame kits were sold from August 2014 to April 2015 at an authorized Colnago dealer.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Taiwan.

Companies

Distributor
Procycle Group Inc.
St-Georges
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should stop using the recalled bicycles and bicycle frame kits and contact an authorized Colnago dealer for an inspection and replacement of the front fork if necessary.

For additional information, consumers may contact Procycle Group toll-free at 1-800-663-2512, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday. Consumers may also visit Colnago's website and click on Colnago recalls bikes and frame kits for more information.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.