Specialized Bicycle Components Recalls Handlebars
According to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Specialized Bicycle Components has issued a recall of approximately 8,300 Aerobars bicycle handlebars.
About the Handlebar Recall
Recall notices state the bolts attaching the handlebars to the bike can loosen, posing a falling hazard.
There have been 4 reports of loosened bolts, but no injuries have occurred as of yet.
The CPSC urges consumers to stop using the recalled handlebars and contact Specialized Bycicle Components to receive a replacement.
Description of the Recalled Handlebars
- This recall involves both carbon and alloy Aerobars sold individually and with 2012-2015 Specialized Shiv bicycles and 2013 Specialized Transition Apex bicycles.
- The carbon Aerobar was sold in black with a white “Specialized” logo on the top side of the handlebar.
- The alloy model was sold in black with no markings.
- The products were sold between November 2011 and February 2015 for $200 to $575.