Nombre del producto:
Bicycles and frame sets

The steerer tube in the front fork can break, posing a fall hazard.

Fecha del retiro:
Enero 25, 2013
Número del retiro:
Contacto para los consumidores:

Specialized Bicycle Components toll-free at (877) 808-8154 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or website at for more information and click on Support and then Safety Notices.

Detalles del retiro


The 2012 and 2013 model road bicycles and framesets come in various colors and have the brand name "Specialized" on the frame.  The model name "Tarmac SL4,” “Crux” or "Secteur” is also located on the frame.  The recall includes all models of the 2012 Tarmac SL4, 2013 Tarmac SL4, 2013 Crux and 2013 Secteur Disc.  The model year and style names are on the sales documents.


Consumers should immediately stop using the bicycles and take them to an authorized dealer for free inspection and, if needed, a free repair.


Two incidents were reported, one involving a fall with facial injuries and lacerations requiring stitches.

Vendido en:

Authorized Specialized dealers nationwide from July 2011 through January 2013 for between $990 to $11,000.

Fabricado por:

Topkey, of Taiwan for the forks; and Merida Industry Co. Ltd., of Taiwan for the bicycles


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

Fabricación en:
About 12,200