NOTE: This recall was previously announced independently on January 9, 2019 by the firm due to the government furlough.
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.
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.
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.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact an Authorized Specialized Retailer for a free repair of the steerer tube collar.
The firm has received two reports involving cracking in the steerer tube collar. No injuries have been reported.
Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc. (Specialized), of Morgan Hill, Calif.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.
Federal law prohibits any person from selling products subject to a Commission ordered recall or a voluntary recall undertaken in consultation with the CPSC.