This recall affects Specialized Roubaix, Ruby, Diverge, and Sirrus Bicycles equipped with a Future Shock steerer tube from model years 2017 through 2019, according to the CPSC recall notice.

The problem is that the bicycles’ steerer tube collar can crack if exposed to corrosion resulting in sudden loss of steering control, posing fall and injury hazards to the rider, the agency said.

Affected bicycles were manufactured in Taiwan and sold at authorized Specialized Retailers across the U.S. from July 2016 thru January 2019 for between $1,650 and $11,500.

The recalled bikes come in a variety of colors and include S-works, Pro, Expert, Comp, Elite, E5 Comp, Sport and Base models, CPSC said. An S-works or Specialized decal can be found on the downtube.

If you purchased a Specialized Bicycle that is affected by this recall, you should stop using it immediately and contact a Specialized dealership for a free repair of the steerer tube collar.

To date, no accidents, injuries or other adverse events have been associated with the issue, CPSC said.

Source: ConsumerAffairs

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