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moderated Specialized Bicycle Components Recalls Bicycles with Stout Cranks Due to Fall and Injury Hazards Announced Today

Vanessa McDonnell
 

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1. Specialized Bicycle Components Recalls Bicycles with Stout Cranks Due to Fall and Injury Hazards:  https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Specialized-Bicycle-Components-Recalls-Bicycles-with-Stout-Cranks-Due-to-Fall-and-Injury-Hazards

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1. Specialized Bicycle Components Recalls Bicycles with Stout Cranks Due to Fall and Injury Hazards
 
Recall Date: May 9, 2018
Recall Number: 18-151
 
Recall Summary
 
Name of Product: 
Specialized bicycles with Stout cranks
 
Hazard: 
The driveside crankarm can disengage and cause the rider to lose control, posing fall and injury hazards.
 
Remedy: Replace
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles with stout cranks and contact an Authorized Specialized Retailer for instructions on how to receive a free replacement crankarm.
 
Consumer Contact: 
Authorized Specialized Retailer or Specialized Bicycle Components toll-free at 877-808-8154 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email ridercare@... or online at www.specialized.com and click on “Safety Notices” for more information.
 
 

Pictures available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Specialized-Bicycle-Components-Recalls-Bicycles-with-Stout-Cranks-Due-to-Fall-and-Injury-Hazards

 
Recall Details
 
Units: 
About 1,800
 
Description:

This recall involves Specialized Fuse Comp and Fatboy SE bicycles with Stout cranks.
The bikes come in Gloss Hyper/Black Clean and Satin Gloss Black/Rocket Red for Fuse Comp and Gloss Warm Charcoal/Black/Gallardo Orange and Satin Oak Green/Blac/Rocket Red for Fatboy SE. Only cranks with “STOUT” written on either crankarm and equipped with a direct-mount chainring manufactured in 2017 are affected. Cranks are manufactured in 2017 if the serial code imprinted on the inside of either crankarm starts with “17.”

 
 
Incidents/Injuries:
None reported
 
 
Sold At:
Authorized Specialized Retailers nationwide for between $1,400 and $1,500.
 
Manufacturer(s):
Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc., of Morgan Hill, Calif.
 
 
Importer(s):
Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc., of Morgan Hill, Calif.
 
 
Distributor(s):
Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc., of Morgan Hill, Calif.
 
 
Manufactured In:
Taiwan
 

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