Bikes & Accessories

Specialized Bicycle Components Recalls Aerobars Due to Fall Hazard

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Aerobars Bicycle Handlebars


The bolt used to affix the aerobars to the bicycle can loosen, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

Consumer Contact:

Specialized Bicycle Components at (800) 722-4423 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, an authorized Specialized dealer or visit the firm’s website at and click on “Safety Notices” for more information.

Carbon Aerobar with Stem

Recall Details

In conjunction with


About 8,300


This recall involves carbon and alloy Aerobars sold individually and with model years 2012 through 2015 Specialized Shiv bicycles and model year 2013 Specialized Transition Apex bicycles. The carbon Aerobar was sold in black with a white Specialized logo on the top side of the handlebar, and the alloy model was sold in black with no markings.


The firm has received four reports of the Aerobars bolt loosening. No injuries have been reported.


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled aerobars and contact Specialized Bicycle Components to receive replacement extension mounting hardware.

Sold at

Authorized Specialized Bicycle dealers nationwide and online at from November 2011 to February 2015 for between $200 and $575.


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

Manufactured in


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