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.
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.
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.
No incidents or injuries were reported.
Authorized Specialized Bicycle dealers in the United States from October 2011 to September 2013 from about $2,000 to 2,700.
Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc., of Morgan Hill, Calif.
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