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Bicycles with Advanced Group carbon forks

Description: This recall involves the following nine, 2011 model year bicycles with Advanced Group carbon forks: Sirrus Expert, Sirrus Comp, Sirrus Elite, Vita Expert, Vita Comp, Vita Elite, Vita Elite Step Thru, Tricross Sport, Tricross, and Tricross Comp. All bicycles have the brand name “Specialized” on the lower front frame tube. The model name is on the top tube. [Source]

Bicycles with Advanced Group carbon forks
Specialized Bicycle Components Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

Advanced Group Carbon Fork

About 14,200 units were affected by this recall.

Bicycles with Advanced Group carbon forks Recall Information

Country of OriginTaiwan
Recall Date09/22/2011
Recall ID767
Recall Number11330
Product TypeBicycles and Bicycle Accessories
HazardThe brake component housed within the bicycle's carbon fork can disengage from the fork and allow the brake assembly to contact the wheel spokes while rotating, posing a fall hazard.
InjuriesThe company has received two reports of the brake component disengaging from the carbon fork. No injuries have been reported.
RemedyConsumers should immediately stop riding these bicycles and return them to an authorized Specialized retailer for a free repair or replacement carbon fork.
Remedy OptionReplace
ContactFor additional information, contact Specialized toll-free at (877) 808-8154 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s website at www.specialized.com
Last Updated05/12/2016
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