Bikes & Accessories

Specialized Bicycle Components Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

Recall Details

Name of product:

Bicycles and frame sets

Hazard:

The steerer tube in the front fork can break, posing a fall hazard.

Units

About 12,200

Description

The 2012 and 2013 model road bicycles and framesets come in various colors and have the brand name "Specialized" on the frame.  The model name "Tarmac SL4,” “Crux” or "Secteur” is also located on the frame.  The recall includes all models of the 2012 Tarmac SL4, 2013 Tarmac SL4, 2013 Crux and 2013 Secteur Disc.  The model year and style names are on the sales documents.

Incidents/Injuries

Two incidents were reported, one involving a fall with facial injuries and lacerations requiring stitches.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the bicycles and take them to an authorized dealer for free inspection and, if needed, a free repair.

Sold at

Consumers should immediately stop using the bicycles and take them to an authorized dealer for free inspection and, if needed, a free repair.

Importer

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

Manufacturer

Topkey, of Taiwan for the forks; and Merida Industry Co. Ltd., of Taiwan for the bicycles

 

Manufactured in

Taiwan

Consumer Contact:

Specialized Bicycle Components toll-free at (877) 808-8154 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or website at www.specialized.com for more information and click on Support and then Safety Notices.

 

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