The CPSC Announced The 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: Cervlo Cycles Inc., of Toronto, Canada
Recalled Forks May Pose A Risk Of Injuries
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.
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 “Cervlo” 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.