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July 31, 2003

CPSC, Firms Announce Recall of Bicycle Forks

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product: Bicycle Forks

Units: About 317

Manufacturer: Cervélo Cycles Inc., of Toronto, Canada

Hazard: The forks on the bicycles can develop cracks near the crown area resulting in failure of the fork and posing a risk of injury to the rider.

Incidents/Injuries: None

Description: The recall involves "Wolf" all-carbon road bike forks with a 1-inch diameter threadless steer tube. The bicycle forks were sold with 2003 model Soloist Team and Super Prodigy bicycles and framesets. A 17cm "Cervélo" logo is printed in white outlined letters on both fork legs.

Sold at: Bicycle specialty stores nationwide from April 2003 through July 2003 for about $3,000.

Manufactured in: Toronto, Canada

Remedy: Return the bicycles with the recalled forks to the dealer where purchased or contact Cervélo's recall hotline to locate the nearest service dealer to receive a free replacement.

Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers should contact Cervélo Cycles toll-free at (866) 296-3137 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday CT or visit the firm's Web site at www.cervelo.com.

 
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