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


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  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


About 1,800


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.”

None reported

Sold At:

Authorized Specialized Retailers nationwide for between $1,400 and $1,500.



Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc., of Morgan Hill, Calif.


Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc., of Morgan Hill, Calif.


Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc., of Morgan Hill, Calif.

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