Bicycles Recalled Due to Injury Hazards
Thirteen bicycle models have been recalled by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). According to the CPSC, the front fork can break, posing fall and injury hazards to riders.
About the Bike Recall
- The front fork is the portion of the bike that holds the front wheel.
- About 12,000 bikes have been manufactured by Kinesis of China.
- The bikes were sold by Specialized Bicycle Components Inc.. Of Morgan Hill, California.
- They were sold for between $550 to $100.
- The bikes were sold from July 2007 to July 2012.
- Several models of Globe bikes in different colors have been recalled. For specific bikes, please visit the CPSC.
Injuries Include Facial Fractures
- Specialized has received 4 reports of front forks breaking.
- Injuries include facial fractures, and head and shoulder cuts.
- Specialized is still interested in knowing of any other injuries or incidents.
If You Own a Recalled Bicycle
- Stop riding the bike immediately.
- Return the bike to Trader Joe’s for a replacement front fork.
- Contact Specialized toll-free at (877) 808-8514 Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm.
- Or visit http://www.specialized.com and click on Support/Safety Notices.
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