Specialized Bicycle Components Recalls Bicycles with Stout Cranks Due to Fall and Injury Hazards

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Monday, May 14, 2018 - 00:00
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OutdoorEd.com

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

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Monday, May 14, 2018 to Tuesday, May 14, 2019