Cannondale Treadwell Front Bicycle Rack with Bamboo Tray recalled due to Fall Hazard

Starting date:
September 9, 2020
Posting date:
September 9, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-73903

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Cannondale Treadwell Front Bicycle Rack with Bamboo Tray.
  • Issue: The front bicycle rack may detach from the bicycle and cause the front wheel to abruptly stop, posing a fall hazard.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop riding until the front bicycle rack is removed and contact their local Cannondale authorized dealer or Cycling Sports Group, Inc. to re-install the rack with upgraded parts.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Cycling Sports Group, Inc.

Affected products

Cannondale Treadwell Front Bicycle Rack

Product description

This recall involves the 2020 Cannondale Treadwell Front Bicycle Rack with Bamboo Tray. The product has a metal frame with bamboo tray.

The front bicycle rack was sold as a separate item or with the 2020 Cannondale Treadwell EQ or 2020 Cannondale Treadwell Neo EQ bicycles with the following model numbers:
Year Product Name and Description Model Number
2020 Treadwell Front Bicycle Rack with Bamboo Tray K13000
650 M Treadwell Neo EQ Bicycle BLK LG  C63250M10LG 
650 M Treadwell Neo EQ Bicycle BLK MD  C63250M10MD 
650 M Treadwell Neo EQ Bicycle BLK SM  C63250M10SM 
650 U Treadwell Neo EQ Remixte Bicycle BLK LG C63250U10LG 
650 U Treadwell Neo EQ Remixte Bicycle BLK SM C63250U10SM
27.5 M Treadwell EQP Bicycle AGV LG  C37150M10LG 
27.5 M Treadwell EQP Bicycle AGV MD  C37150M10MD
27.5 M Treadwell EQP Bicycle AGV SM  C37150M10SM 
27.5 U Treadwell EQP Remixte Bicycle AGV LG  C37150U10LG 
27.5 U Treadwell EQP Remixte Bicycle AGV SM  C37150U10SM 

Hazard identified

The front bicycle rack may detach from the fork of the bicycle and cause the front wheel to abruptly stop, posing a risk of injury and fall hazard to the user.

As of August 26, 2020, the company has received 1 report of an incident in Canada resulting in a fall injury. In the United States, the company has received 3 reports of incidents resulting in a fall injury. Internationally, the company has received 6 reports of incidents resulting in fall injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 114 units of the affected product were sold in Canada, and approximately 1,975 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from April 2019 to July 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Taiwan

Companies

Distributor
Cycling Sports Group, Inc.
Wilton
Connecticut
UNITED STATES
Manufacturer
Yuen I Industrial Co.
Changhua
TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop riding until the front bicycle rack is removed and contact Cycling Sports Group, Inc. to arrange for a Cannondale authorized dealer to re-install the rack with upgraded parts. Instructions to remove the front bicycle rack are available on the company's website.

For more information, consumers can contact Cycling Sports Group, Inc. by telephone toll-free at 1-800-245-3872 (1-800-BIKE USA) from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST or by email.

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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.