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Specialized Bicycle Components Recalls Bicycles with Stout Cranks Due to Fall and Injury Hazards

Name of Product:
Specialized bicycles with Stout cranks
Hazard:

The driveside crankarm can disengage and cause the rider to lose control, posing fall and injury hazards.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
May 09, 2018
Units:
About 1,800
Consumer Contact

Authorized Specialized Retailer or Specialized Bicycle Components toll-free at 877-808-8154 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email ridercare@specialized.com or online at www.specialized.com and click on “Safety Notices” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Specialized Fuse Comp and Fatboy SE bicycles with Stout cranks.

The bikes come in Gloss Hyper/Black Clean and Satin Gloss Black/Rocket Red for Fuse Comp and Gloss Warm Charcoal/Black/Gallardo Orange and Satin Oak Green/Blac/Rocket Red for Fatboy SE. Only cranks with “STOUT” written on either crankarm and equipped with a direct-mount chainring manufactured in 2017 are affected. Cranks are manufactured in 2017 if the serial code imprinted on the inside of either crankarm starts with “17.”

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles with stout cranks and contact an Authorized Specialized Retailer for instructions on how to receive a free replacement crankarm.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:
Authorized Specialized Retailers nationwide for between $1,400 and $1,500.
Manufacturer(s):
Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc., of Morgan Hill, Calif.
Importer(s):

Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc., of Morgan Hill, Calif.

Distributor(s):
Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc., of Morgan Hill, Calif.
Manufactured In:
Taiwan
Recall number:
18-151
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