Pedal Axle Extenders Recalled by Specialized Bicycle Components
Name of Product:
Pedal Axle Extenders
The Pedal Axle Extenders can break, and the rider can lose control, posing a fall hazard.
July 15, 2015
About 6,500 (in addition about 380 were sold in Canada)
This recall involves Specialized Body Geometry Pedal Axle Extenders that are used to extend the outward reach of the pedals. They are sold in pairs and mount directly into the bicycle crank arms. Pedal extenders are made of stainless steel and fit a 9/16 inch pedal thread. They are labeled with an "L" and an "R".
Consumers should stop using the recalled pedal extenders immediately and return them to an authorized Specialized retailer for a full refund.
There have been 10 reports of the pedal extenders breaking, including two reports of minor injuries, involving scrapes and bruises.
Authorized Specialized retailers and online at www.specialized.com from January 2009 to June 2015 for about $40.
Specialized Bicycle Components Inc., of Morgan Hill, Calif.
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