Recalls: Bicycles & Accessories

January 8, 2008
Cannondale Recalls Scalpel Mountain Bikes; Frame Failure Poses Crash Hazard
The 2008 model year Scalpel is a cross-country racing mountain bike, made from carbon fiber and aluminum. They were sold in Black/White, Blue/Black and Black. The recall includes the following models:
December 18, 2007
Bicycle Helmets Recalled by Specialized Due to Failing Helmet Standard
This recall involves the Specialized helmets, model 2D. Model “2D” is printed on the sides of the helmet in the rear. The helmets were sold for men and women in matte black, white, silver, blue, pink, and team colors.
October 23, 2007
Reynolds Recalls Bicycle Forks Due to Fall Hazard
This recall involves the Reynolds UL bicycle fork models with 43 mm and 50 mm rakes and with serial numbers 09100 through 10403. The serial number decal is located on the steer tube. To see the serial number, the fork must be removed from the frame. Some recalled forks are black, have “Reynolds” printed on them, and have a gray and white stripe painted on the legs of the fork. Other recalled forks were painted with a different paint scheme and do not have “Reynolds” printed on them. To determine if a fork is included in this recall, consumers should contact the company.
October 16, 2007
Huffy Recalls Bicycles Due To Cranks Falling Off; Riders Can Lose Control of Bike
The recall involves 2007 model year, multi-speed bicycles with 26-inch, 24-inch or 20-inch wheels. The “Howler” was sold in black (model K3587, boy’s model), blue (model K4587, men’s model), and red (model K6587, men’s model). The “Highland” was sold in white (model K4597, women’s model) and blue (model K6597, women’s model). The name "Howler" or "Highland" is printed on the frame of the bicycle, and the name "Huffy" is on the front of the frame. Model numbers are located on a label on the bottom of the frame where the crank is attached to the bicycle.
October 16, 2007
Formula Brake USA Recalls Disc Brakes for Bicycles Due to Risk of Failure
This recall involves Oro disk brakes typically installed on mountain bikes. The brake is operated by a hand lever, which is mounted to the handlebar. Included in the recall are the Oro K18, Oro K24, Oro Puro and Oro Bianco models with serial numbers less than 295237. The serial number can be located on the brake’s body above the “Made in Italy” label.
October 16, 2007
Procycle Group Inc. Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard
This recall involves the Rocky Mountain Bicycles brand of Solo bicycles. The models included in this recall are: 2006 SOLO CR50, 2006 SOLO CR70, and 2007 SOLO CR LTD. The bicycles have a full carbon Columbus frame. “Rocky Mountain” and “Solo” are printed on the head tube.
September 18, 2007
REI Recalls Children’s Trailer Bicycles; Can Detach from Adult Bicycle and Injure Children
This recall involves the Novara Afterburner trailer bicycle, a single-wheel children’s bicycle that attaches to, and cannot be operated independently of, an adult bicycle.
August 3, 2007
Raleigh America Recalls Bicycles; Forks Can Break Causing Loss of Control
The recall involves the 2007 Raleigh Cadent 1.0, Cadent 2.0 and Cadent Carbon bicycle models with carbon forks. "Raleigh" is printed on the down tube of the bicycle, and the model name is printed on the top tube.
June 13, 2007
Cannondale Announces Recall of Mountain Bicycles; Lefty Forks Can Break Unexpectedly
The carbon or aluminum bicycle forks were sold on Cannondale mountain bicycle models listed below:
June 6, 2007
Cannondale Recalls Bicycles With Carbon Crankset Due to Fall Hazard
Cranksets are the gears at the front of the bicycle chain with pedals attached to the outer ends. The crankset spins on a bearing and axle assembly called a bottom bracket. The recalled cranksets are two piece carbon crankset with an integrated aluminum bottom bracket. These cranksets were used on the following bicycle models: