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Specialized Bicycle Components Bicycles with Advanced Group carbon forks

Date: 
September 22, 2011
Brand: 
Specialized
Sold At: 

Authorized Specialized Retailers nationwide from June 2010 through August 2011 for between $700 and $2,000.

Problem:

The brake component housed within the bicycle’s carbon fork can disengage from the fork and allow the brake assembly to contact the wheel spokes while rotating, posing a fall hazard.

Product Numbers Recalled: 
About 14,200
If You Own This Product: 

Consumers should immediately stop riding these bicycles and return them to an authorized Specialized retailer for a free repair or replacement carbon fork.

Consumer Contact: 

For additional information, contact Specialized toll-free at (877) 808-8154 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s website at www.specialized.com

Incidents/Injuries: 

The company has received two reports of the brake component disengaging from the carbon fork. No injuries have been reported.

Manufactured In: 
Taiwan

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