Recalls: Bicycles and Bicycle 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: Read more.


January 8, 2008 Pacific Cycle Recalls Children's Trailer Bicycles; Can Detach from Adult Bicycle and Injure Children

The "Pathfinder,” “Run About,” and “Alley Cat” are single-wheeled, children’s bicycles that connect to an adult’s bicycle by a coupler. The recall includes model numbers: 12-PF250, 13-SC250, 13-SC350 and M5101. The model number is located on the lower seat tube of the frame. The affected couplers have welded plates; bicycles that have couplers with cast parts are not included in this recall. Read more.


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. Read more.


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. Read more.


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. Read more.


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. Read more.


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. Read more.


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. Read more.


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: Read more.


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: Read more.