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Cannondale 1-X Lee Chi (Promax) Bicycle Suspension Seat Posts

Description: Cannondale Bicycle Corporation Recall of Bicycle Suspension Seat Posts Recall Alert U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 February 18, 2005 Alert #05-543 CPSC, Cannondale Bicycle Corporation Announce Recall of Bicycle Suspension Seat Posts The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. 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: 1-X Bicycle Suspension Seat Post Units: About 1,480 Manufacturer: Cannondale Bicycle Corporation, of Bethel, Conn. Hazard: The seat posts may have been improperly manufactured, which could cause the seat post to fail prematurely. A failure could lead to a crack in the bicycle seat post, which may cause the rider to fall or crash. Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries reported. Description: The recall involves Lee Chi model 1-X bicycle suspension seat posts. The seat post was manufactured by a component manufacturer for Cannondale and installed on various 2005 model year Cannondale brand bicycles. These seat posts have a natural anodized aluminum finish, a 1-X logo is laser etched on the outer tube, and a black, yellow and red instruction booklet with the 1-X logo is attached. Lee Chi is also known as Promax, but the seat posts are not marked with either name. Specific Cannondale bicycle models with affected seat posts are listed in the table below. Model names are printed on the top tube of the bicycle frame. 2005 Cannondale Bicycle Models Adventure 800 Comfort 600 Feminine Adventure 800 Feminine Road Warrior 800 Adventure 600 Sport Road 1000 Adventure 600 Feminine Sport Road 800 Comfort 800 Sport Road 500 Comfort 800 Feminine Touring 2000 Comfort 600 Sold at: Authorized Cannondale dealers nationwide sold bicycles with affected seat posts in December 2004 for about $800 to $1,600. Manufactured In: Taiwan Remedy: Consumers should stop using the bicycle immediately and contact their local Cannondale dealer for a replacement seat post at no cost to the consumer. Authorized dealers have the exact models and serial numbers of bicycles with affected seat posts. Consumer Contact: Call Cannondale toll-free at (800) BIKE-USA between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. [Source]

Cannondale 1-X Lee Chi (Promax) Bicycle Suspension Seat Posts Recall Information

Country of OriginTaiwan
Recall Date02/18/2005
Recall ID3070
Recall Number05543
Product TypeBicycles & Accessories
HazardVehicle Accident
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