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Bicycle Recall Affects 20,000 Trek, Cannondale, and Norco Models

Over 20,000 bicycles and bike frames are being recalled because of different defects that can cause riders to lose control and crash, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the bicycle companies announced this week.

The recalls affect 16,000 Trek bicycles with JD suspension forks, 3,600 Norco Performance Bike frames, and 1,500 Cannondale bicycles with JD suspension forks.    

Below is a closer look at each of the bike recalls, including description of the problems, detailed product information, and instructions for consumers who own bicycles that are affected by the recalls.  

Trek Bicycles with JD Suspension Forks. Trek Bicycle Corp. is recalling about 16,000 of its Trek 7300, 7300WSD, and 7500 models that were sold with JD suspension forks. A defect in the suspension fork can cause the bikes' front wheel to turn suddenly, causing the rider to lose control and crash. See the CPSC News Alert on the Trek Bicycle Recall for detailed product information and instructions for consumers.   

Norco Performance Bike Frames. Norco Performance Bikes, Inc. is recalling about 3,600 bicycle frames for its Team DH, Aline, Atomik, Shore 1, Shore 2, and Shore 3 models. A defect can cause the frame to crack and separate, causing riders to fall. Norco has received one report of an injury related to the defect: a rider fell and fractured a collarbone. See the CPSC News Alert on the Norco Performance Bike Recall for detailed product information and instructions for consumers. 

Cannondale Bicycles with JD Suspension Forks. Cannondale Bicycle Corp. is recalling about 1,500 bicycles that were sold with suspension forks manufactured by Taiwan-based JD Components. The recall applies to Cannondale's Adventure 2 and Adventure 3 models, sold at Cannondale dealers from February to April of this year. A defect in the suspension fork can cause the bikes' front wheel to turn suddenly, causing the rider to lose control and crash. See the CPSC News Alert on the Cannondale Bicycle Recall for detailed product information and instructions for consumers.