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Description: This recall involves some 2008 and 2009 models women's and men's Globe model bicycles. Recalled models include the Globe Elite, Globe Sport, Globe Sport Disc, Globe Centrum Comp, Globe Centrum Elite, Globe City 6, Globe Vienna 3, Globe Vienna 3 Disc, Globe Vienna 4, Globe Vienna Deluxe 3, Globe Vienna Deluxe 4, Globe Vienna Deluxe 5 and Globe Vienna Deluxe 6 bicycles. The bicycles were sold in various colors, including gun, silver, black, khaki, navy, bone, blue, charcoal, burgundy and gold. The brand name "Specialized" is on the lower frame tube and the model name is on various locations on the bicycle frame. [Learn More]

About 12,000 units were affected by this recall.

Specialized Bicycle Components Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall and Injury Hazards

2008 Globe Elite. 2008 Globe Elite Women's

Bicycles Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date09/25/2012
Recall ID1143
Recall Number12281
Product TypeBicycles and Bicycle Accessories
HazardThe front fork can break, posing fall and injury hazards to riders.
InjuriesSpecialized has received four reports of front forks breaking, resulting in facial fractures, head and shoulder injuries and cuts.
RemedyConsumers should immediately stop riding these bicycles and return them to an authorized Specialized retailer for the free installation of a free replacement fork.
Remedy OptionReplace
ContactFor additional information, contact Specialized toll-free at (877) 808-8154 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the company's website at and click on Support/Safety Notices.
Last Updated04/22/2016
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