WASHINGTON, April 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Specialized-Recalls-Bicycles-with-Steerer-Tube-Collars-Due-to-Fall-and-Injury-Hazards
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.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact an Authorized Specialized Retailer for a free repair of the steerer tube collar.
Specialized Bicycle Components toll-free at 877-808-8154 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.specialized.com and click on "Safety Notices" or contact an Authorized Specialized Retailer for more information.
Units: About 63,000
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.
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: Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc. (Specialized), of Morgan Hill, Calif.
Manufactured in: Taiwan
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Recall Number: 19-104
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