This recall involves Specialized Fuse Comp and Fatboy SE bicycles with Stout cranks.
Hazard: The driveside crankarm can disengage and cause the rider to lose control, posing fall and injury hazards.
The bikes come in Gloss Hyper/Black Clean and Satin Gloss Black/Rocket Red for Fuse Comp and Gloss Warm Charcoal/Black/Gallardo Orange and Satin Oak Green/Blac/Rocket Red for Fatboy SE. Only cranks with “STOUT” written on either crankarm and equipped with a direct-mount chainring manufactured in 2017 are affected. Cranks are manufactured in 2017 if the serial code imprinted on the inside of either crankarm starts with “17.”
Recall date: May 9, 2018
Units: About 1,800
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles with stout cranks and contact an Authorized Specialized Retailer for instructions on how to receive a free replacement crankarm.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Sold At: Authorized Specialized Retailers nationwide for between $1,400 and $1,500.
Manufacturer(s): Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc., of Morgan Hill, Calif.
Importer(s): Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc., of Morgan Hill, Calif.
Distributor(s): Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc., of Morgan Hill, Calif.
Manufactured In: Taiwan