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RECALL: Cervelo USA R5, Caledonia-5 Bicycles, Cervelo Replacement Stems – Fall Hazard

Updated: May 28, 2023


Cervélo USA R5 and Caledonia-5 Bicycles and Cervélo Replacement Stems Sold at Cervélo dealers nationwide

Bicycle handlebars can slip in the stem causing the rider to lose control, posing a fall hazard.

September 15, 2022

RECALL This recall involves the Model Year 2022 Cervélo R5 and Caledonia-5 bicycles and Cervélo ST31 LT replacement stems. The handlebars on bicycles can slip in the stem and cause the rider to lose control, posing a fall hazard. The firm has received 13 reports of handlebar slippage. One injury has been reported, resulting from a fall.

Cervélo and R5 or Caledonia-5 are printed on bicycle’s frame. The ST31 LT replacement stems were sold only in black. The recalled bicycles and framesets were sold in the following colors/SKUs.

Only the Cervélo bicycles or stems listed below are included in the recall. Model Description R5 Dura Ace Di2 R5 Red eTap AXS R5 Force eTap AXS R5 Force eTap AXS R5 Ultegra Di2 R5 Ultegra Di2 R5 Frameset R5 Frameset R5 Frameset Caledonia-5 Dura Ace Di2 Caledonia-5 Red eTap AXS Caledonia-5 Frameset Caledonia-5 Frameset Caledonia-5 Frameset ST31 LT Replacement Stem

About 1,800 bicycles and 182 stems were sold. In addition, about 243 bicycles were sold in Canada.

Cervélo dealers nationwide sold the bicycles and replacement stems from May 2021 through July 2022 for between $5,000 and $13,000 (bicycles) and about $300 (ST31 LT replacement stems).

ACTION You should immediately stop using the two recalled models of Cervélo bicycles and Cervélo replacement stems and contact your authorized Cervélo dealer to arrange for a free repair to replace the faceplate.

CONTACT Phone: (833) 416-8605 from 10 am to 5 pm PT Monday through Friday E-mail: Website:, or at and click on “Recalls” for more information. Cervélo dealers can be located at or at

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