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Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product
The Pedal Axle Extenders can break, and the rider can lose control, posing a fall hazard.
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".
There have been 10 reports of the pedal extenders breaking, including two reports of minor injuries, involving scrapes and bruises.
Consumers should stop using the recalled pedal extenders immediately and return them to an authorized Specialized retailer for a full refund.
Authorized Specialized retailers and online at www.specialized.com from January 2009 to June 2015 for about $40.
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