Cervélo issues stop-riding notice and recall on select R5 and Caledonia models

The stem faceplate is the issue, which can be resolved at your local dealer.

by CyclingTips


Cervélo has issued a stop-riding notice and recall for a number of its R5 and Caledonia models over fault stem faceplates.

“There is an issue with the bicycles’ stem faceplate, which could lead to the handlebar slipping at recommended stem bolt torque levels, thereby increasing the risk of a rider losing control of their bicycle and falling,” the recall page reads. “This recall does not affect any other Cervélo products.”

All affected owners should bring their bikes to an authorized retailer before riding again. If the bike was purchased online, owners should fill out a form on the company’s recall page.

The following models are affected:

  • R5 2022 Dura-Ace Di2 (Five Black)
  • R5 2022 Red eTap AXS (Five Black)
  • R5 2022 Force eTap AXS (Lime & Black)
  • R5 2022 Force eTap AXS (Five Black)
  • R5 2022 Ultegra Di2 (Lime & Black)
  • R5 2022 Ultegra Di2 (Five Black)
  • R5 2022 Frameset (Five Black)
  • R5 2022 Frameset (Lime & Black)
  • R5 2022 Frameset (Jumbo Replica)
  • Caledonia 5 Dura-Ace Di2 (Oasis)
  • Caledonia 5 Red eTap AXS (Five Black)
  • Caledonia 5 Frameset (Aqua Pearl)
  • Caledonia 5 Frameset (Five Black)
  • Caledonia 5 Frameset (Oasis)
  • ST31 LT Stem (Black)

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