Raleigh America is recalling 2007 Raleigh Cadent 1.0, Cadent 2.0 and Cadent Carbon bicycle models with carbon forks. There have been three reports of the carbon forks breaking resulting in injuries including a dislocated shoulder, a concussion and a broken jaw.
The bikes were made in China and were sold at Raleigh America dealers nationwide between January 2007 and June 2007.
According to a press release on their web site, if you own one of these bikes you should “Stop using your bike immediately and return it to any Raleigh Dealer for a replacement fork.” You can contact Raleigh at (888) 805-6396 between 9 am and 5 pm Pacific Time.
This recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.