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

Date: 
April 18, 2012
Brand: 
Specialized Bicycle Components
Sold At: 

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.

Problem:

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
If You Own This Product: 

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 www.specialized.com

Incidents/Injuries: 

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.

Manufactured In: 
China

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