Specialized Recalls Source Eleven and Source Expert Disc Bicycles Due to a Fall Hazard
WASHINGTON, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: 2012 Source Eleven and Source Expert Disc bicycles with Supernova Switchable Dynamo Front Hubs
Hazard: The set screws in the front hub of the recalled bicycles can loosen and stop the front wheel from turning, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Consumer Contact: Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc. toll-free at (877) 808-8154 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.specialized.com and click on "Safety/Recalls" at the bottom of the page for more information.
Units: About 173
Description: The recalled products are 2012 model year Source Eleven and Source Expert Disc bicycles with Supernova Switchable Dynamo Front Hubs as part of the original equipment. The name "Specialized" is printed on the bicycle's down tube and "Source Eleven" or "Source Expert" are printed on the top tube. The front hubs have "www.supernova-lights.com" and one of the following model numbers printed on them: 1207, 1208, 1226, 1227, 1228, 1241, 1254, 1263, 1284 and 1344.
Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries were reported.
Remedy: Customers should immediately stop riding the recalled bicycles and bring them to an authorized Specialized dealer for a free replacement front wheel and new Supernova front hub.
For a list of authorized dealers go to www.specialized.com/ and click on Dealers in the upper right hand corner of the page.
Sold at: Authorized Specialized Bicycle dealers in the United States from October 2011 to September 2013 from about $2,000 to 2,700.
Importer: Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc., of Morgan Hill, Calif.
Manufactured in: Taiwan
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.
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