Specialized Bicycles Recall – Mountain and Road Bikes
About 14,000 Specialized 2009 model bicycles, made in China and imported by Specialized Bicycle Components Inc., of Morgan Hill, Calif., because the handlebars can break, posing a fall hazard to the rider. The company has received two reports of the handlebar breaking during use. This includes one instance of a rider suffering head trauma which resulted in unconsciousness and a puncture wound to the arm. This recall involves HL handlebars on these 2009 Specialized bicycles: Cross Trail Comp, Myka HT Comp, Myka HT Elite, Rockhopper, Rockhopper Comp and Rockhopper Comp 29. The model number of the HL handlebar is ALR-13 NTFOV. The recalled products were sold at authorized dealers nationwide from June 2008 through February this year. Details: by phone at 877-808-8154; by Web atÃ‚Â http://www.specialized.comÃ‚Â orhttp://www.cpsc.gov.Ã‚Â Download this Recall Notice as a PDF.Ã‚Â
About 3,000 Roubaix Comp and Roubaix Pro 2004 bicycles, made in Taiwan and imported by Specialized Bicycle Components Inc., of Morgan Hill, Calif., because the cable stop on the bicycle can loosen, which can cause the rider to lose control and fall from the bike. The company received reports of two falls that resulted in fractures requiring medical attention and surgery.
The recalled bicycles include: 2004 Roubaix Comp 18; 2004 Roubaix Comp 27; 2004 Roubaix Pro 18; and 2004 Roubaix Pro frameset models. Only bicycles with a single rivet fastening the cable stop to the frame are subject to recall. The recalled products were sold at Specialized authorized dealers nationwide from September 2003 through August 2004. Details: by Web athttp://www.cpsc.gov.