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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 31, 2003
Release # 03-169
Company Phone Number: (800) 706-7063
CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908


CPSC, Cervélo Cycles Inc. Announce Recall of Bicycle Forks

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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/wolfrecall

Picture of Recalled Bicycle Forks


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