Specialized Recalls Bicycles with Steerer Tube Collars Due to Fall and Injury Hazards
Recall Date: April 11, 2019
Recall Number: 19-104
Recall Summary
Name of product:
Specialized Roubaix, Ruby, Diverge, and Sirrus Bicycles with steerer tube collars
Hazard:

The bicycle’s steerer tube collar can crack if exposed to corrosion resulting in sudden loss of steering control, posing fall and injury hazards to the rider.

Remedy:
Repair
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact an Authorized Specialized Retailer for a free repair of the steerer tube collar.
Consumer Contact: 
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” or contact an Authorized Specialized Retailer for more information.


Recall Details
Units: 
About 63,000
Description:

This recall involves select Specialized Roubaix, Ruby, Diverge and Sirrus bicycles equipped with a Future Shock from the 2017 through 2019 model years. The bikes come in a variety of colors and include S-works, Pro, Expert, Comp, Elite, E5 Comp, Sport and Base models. An S-works or Specialized decal can be found on the downtube.


Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received two reports involving cracking in the steerer tube collar. No injuries have been reported.


Sold At:

Authorized Specialized Retailers nationwide from July 2016 through January 2019 for between $1,650 and $11,500.


Importer(s):

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


Manufactured In:
Taiwan