Specialized Bicycle Components Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard
WASHINGTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer
Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below,
today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product.
Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless
Name of Product: 2010 26" Epic and 26" Era Bicycles
Units: About 1,350
Importer: Specialized Bicycle Components Inc., of Morgan Hill, Calif.
Hazard: The shock absorber mount can break and the shock absorber
can make contact with the wheel spokes, posing a fall hazard to the
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves alloy seat stays on the following
2010 Specialized 26" Era and 26" Epic bicycles: 2010 Epic Marathon
Carbon, 2010 Epic Marathon Frame, 2010 Epic Expert Carbon, 2010 Epic
Expert, 2010 Epic Comp Carbon, 2010 Epic Comp, 2010 Era FSR Expert Carb,
2010 Era FSR Expert and 2010 Era FSR Comp.
Sold by: Authorized dealers nationwide from September 2009 through
October 2009 for between $2,000 through $5,500.
Manufactured in: Taiwan
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop riding these bicycles and
contact a Specialized dealer for a free repair.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Specialized
toll-free at (877) 808-8154 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through
Friday or visit the firm's web site at www.specialized.com .
Photos available at www.cpsc.gov
CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that
are either directly related to this product recall or involve a
different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by
Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 808-8154Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
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Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
CONTACT: CPSC Media Contact: +1-301-504-7908
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