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2005 R2.5 Model Carbon Fiber Bicycles and Bicycle Frames

Código SIAR: 19688
Categoría: Hobby /Equipo recreacional y de deportes
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2006/Cervelo-Cycles-Inc-Announces-Recall-of-Bicycles-Due-to-Fall-Hazard
Fecha de Publicación: 28 sep, 2006
País de Origen del Producto: Taiwan
Fabricante: Cervélo
Descripción del Defecto: Cervelo Cycles Inc. Announces Recall of Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 28, 2006 Release #06-269 Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 296-3137 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Cervélo Cycles Inc. Announces Recall of Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firms named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: 2005 R2.5 Model Carbon Fiber Bicycles and Bicycle Frames Units: About 650 Distributor: Cervélo Cycles Inc., of Toronto, Canada Hazard: The bicycle frames can loosen or separate, causing the rider to lose control, fall and be injured. Incidents/Injuries: : None reported. Description: This recall only involves the 2005 model year R2.5 model bicycles and bicycle frames with serial numbers higher than R251700. The model numbers and serial numbers are printed on the bicycle frame tubes. The frames have clear coating over a carbon fiber with either red and white "Cervélo" decals on the down tube, seat tube and head tube, or blue and white decals in the same locations. Sold at: Authorized Cervélo retailers nationwide sold the bicycles with these frames and the frame sets from December 2004 through May 2005 for about $2,200 for the frame set and between $3,100 and $3,900 for the complete bicycle, depending on the components selected. Manufactured in: Taiwan Remedy: Consumers should stop using these bicycles with the recalled frames and contact Cervèlo to receive a free replacement frame. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Cervélo toll-free at (866) 296-3137 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit www.cervelo.com/R25recall Media Contact: Peter Donato at Special Assignment Inc. at (416) 964-6118