With around 400 bikes estimated to be in circulation in the United States and 34 in Canada, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission has confirmed a recall of all Colnago CF10 and Colnago V1-r racing bicycles and bicycle frame kits that fit 28-inch wheels.
The recall has taken place following reports that the front brakes can detach from fork during use, posing a crash hazard.
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.
Consumer can contact Colnago America Inc, toll-free, at +1 844 265 6246 from 09:00 to 17:00 CT, Monday through Friday or online at www.colnago-america.com and click on ‘Colnago recalls bikes and frame kits’ for more information.
The bikes and framesets were manufactured in Taiwan and were sold at authorized Colnago dealers from August 2014 to April 2015 for between US$4,800 and US$12,000.
The bikes feature ‘Colnago for Ferrari’ on the downtube and the Ferrari logo is on the seat tube of the CF10. The Colnago brand name 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 colours 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.
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction.