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Bikes recalled due to crash hazard

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(Photo: US Consumer Product Safety Commission) (Photo: US Consumer Product Safety Commission)

(Meredith) – Specialized Bicycle Components, also known as “Specialized,” is recalling their bicycles after discovering the fork on the bike can break and cause the rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard.

This recall involves all model year 2018 Specialized Allez (Base), Allez Sport, and Allez Elite road racing bicycles. The recalled bicycles have an alloy frame and composite fork. “Specialized” is printed on the downtube, “Allez” is printed on the bottom of each fork leg and “FACT” is printed on the inside of the left fork leg.

[Click Here To View The Recall On The US Consumer Product Safety Commission's Website]

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact an Authorized Specialized Retailer for instructions on how to receive a free installation of a new fork.

There has been one report of cracking in the fork. No crashes or injuries have been reported.

About 5,550 units have been affected.


Information for this article was provided by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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