Cannondale Recalls 2007 Model Road Bicycles Due to Brake Failure

January 9, 2007
Alert #07-517



Cannondale Recalls 2007 Model Road Bicycles Due to Brake Failure


 WASHINGTON , D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Cannondale 2007 Model Road Bicycles

Units: About 700

Manufacturer: Cannondale Bicycle Corp., of Bethel, Conn.

Hazard: The bicycle’s front brake can fail, causing the rider to lose control and fall.

Incidents/Injuries: No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled road racing bicycles are made from aluminum and carbon fiber or all carbon fiber. The model name is printed on the bicycle’s top tube. They were sold in the following colors: natural aluminum/carbon, red, black or black and blue. Recalled models include:

Cannondale Models
2007 Six 13 Team 1
2007 Six 13 Team 1/Compact Drive /td>
2007 Synapse Carbon SL1/Compact Drive Si Crank
2007 Synapse Carbon SL1/Standard bottom bracket, Dura Ace Crank

Sold at: Authorized Cannondale dealers nationwide from July 2006 through November 2006 for between $3,200 and $4,500.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the bicycles immediately until inspected or repaired. Cannondale or Authorized Cannondale Dealers have contacted affected consumers directly for a free inspection and repair, if necessary.

Consumer Contact: Consumers with one of the recalled models who have not been contacted by Cannondale or an Authorized Cannondale Dealer can contact Cannondale at (800) BIKE-USA between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at


Picture of Recalled Road Bicycles

Cannondale 2007 Six13 Team 1 Bicycle