Specialized Recalls Bicycles with Steerer Tube Collars Due to Fall and Injury Hazards

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Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 19:00
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Consumer Product Safety Commission

This recall involves select Specialized Roubaix, Ruby, Diverge and Sirrus bicycles equipped with a Future Shock from the 2017 through 2019 model years. The bikes come in a variety of colors and include S-works, Pro, Expert, Comp, Elite, E5 Comp, Sport and Base models. An S-works or Specialized decal can be found on the downtube.

Name of product: Specialized Roubaix, Ruby, Diverge, and Sirrus Bicycles with steerer tube collars

Hazard: The bicycle’s steerer tube collar can crack if exposed to corrosion resulting in sudden loss of steering control, posing fall and injury hazards to the rider.

Remedy: Repair

Recall date: April 11, 2019

Units: About 63,000

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact an Authorized Specialized Retailer for a free repair of the steerer tube collar.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two reports involving cracking in the steerer tube collar. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At: Authorized Specialized Retailers nationwide from July 2016 through January 2019 for between $1,650 and $11,500.

Importer(s): Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc. (Specialized), of Morgan Hill, Calif.

Manufactured In: Taiwan

Recall number: 19-104

Consumer Contact: Specialized Bicycle Components toll-free at 877-808-8154 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email [email protected] or online at www.specialized.com and click on “Safety Notices” or contact an Authorized Specialized Retailer for more information.

 

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Sunday, April 14, 2019 to Tuesday, April 14, 2020