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Specialized Bicycle Components Tektro Brake Levers on S-Works Shiv bicycles

April 18, 2012
Specialized Bicycle Components
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Authorized Specialized Bicycle Components retailers from April 2010 to February 2012. The bicycle frame modules sold for between $5,500 and $6,100. The brake levers sold for about $80 as service parts.


The adjuster cap and brake cable can slide out of position and make the brakes non-operational. This can cause a rider to lose control of the bicycle and crash.

Product Numbers Recalled: 
About 600
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Consumers should immediately stop riding bicycle frame modules equipped with TL-83 brake levers and return the levers or modules to authorized Specialized Bicycle Components retailers for free replacement brake levers.

Consumer Contact: 

For more information and to find the nearest authorized Specialized Bicycle Components retailer, contact Specialized customer service between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday at (877) 808-8154 or visit the firm’s website at


Specialized is aware of one incident worldwide in which the rider lost the function of both brakes. The firm has received no reports of injury or property damage.

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