Colnago Recalls Bicycles and Frame Kits Due to Crash Hazard

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–June 18, 2015. 

  • Colnago CF10
    Colnago CF10

Recall Summary

Name of product:  Bicycles and bicycle frame kits

Hazard:  The front brakes can detach from fork during use, posing a crash hazard.

Consumer Contact:  Colnago America Inc. toll-free at (844) 265-6246 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday or online at www.colnago-america.com and click on “Colnago recalls bikes and frame kits” for more information.

Recall Details

In conjunction with

Units:  About 400 in the United States and 34 in Canada

Description:  This recall involves all Colnago CF10 and Colnago V1-r racing bicycles and bicycle frame kits that fit 28-inch wheels. “Colnago for Ferrari” is on the downtube and the Ferrari logo is on the seat tube of the CF10. “Colnago” is on the downtube and the Ferrari logo is on the crossbar of the V1-r. Model numbers CF10 or V1-r are on both sides of the front fork.

Model CF10 frames come in the colors black with white letters and red trim, and black with white letters and yellow trim. Model V1-r frames come in the colors black with white letters and red trim, gray with black letters and black trim, gray with white letters and white trim, and white with silver letters and silver trim.

Incidents/Injuries:  None reported

Remedy:  Consumers should stop using the recalled bicycles and bicycle frame kits and contact Colnago America for a free inspection. If the hole in the front fork for the brake mounting bolt is not at least 12 mm in depth, the front fork will be replaced free of charge.

Sold at:  Authorized Colnago dealers from August 2014 to April 2015 for between $4,800 and $12,000.

Importer(s):  Colnago America Inc., of Chicago

Distributor(s):  Colnago America Inc., of Chicago

Manufactured in:  Taiwan

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