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Specialized Globe Elite, Globe Sport, Globe Sport Disc, Globe Centrum Comp, Globe Centrum Elite, Globe City, Globe Vienna, Globe Vienna Deluxe bicycles

Date: 
September 25, 2012
Brand: 
Specialized Bicycle Components
Sold At: 

Authorized Specialized retailers nationwide from July 2007 to July 2012 for between $550 and $1,100.

Problem:

The front fork can break, posing fall and injury hazards to riders.

Product Numbers Recalled: 
About 12,000
If You Own This Product: 

Consumers should immediately stop riding these bicycles and return them to an authorized Specialized retailer for the free installation of a free replacement fork.

Consumer Contact: 

For additional information, contact Specialized toll-free at (877) 808-8154 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the company's website at http://www.specialized.com and click on Support/Safety Notices.

Incidents/Injuries: 

Specialized has received four reports of front forks breaking, resulting in facial fractures, head and shoulder injuries and cuts.

Manufactured In: 
China

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