Specialized Bicycle Components Canada, Inc. recalls Road Racing Bicycles
- Starting date:
- February 15, 2018
- Posting date:
- February 15, 2018
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Fall Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC), PROFECO and Specialized Bicycle Components Canada, Inc.
All model year 2018 Specialized Allez (Base), Allez Sport, and Allez Elite
road racing bicycles
This recall involves all model year 2018 Specialized Allez (Base), Allez Sport, and Allez Elite road racing bicycles. The recalled bicycles have an alloy frame and composite fork. "Specialized" is written on the downtube, "Allez" is written on the bottom of each fork leg and "FACT" is written on the inside of the left fork leg.
|2018 Specialized Allez||Gloss Rocket Red/Tarmac Black|
|Satin Black/Charcoal Clean|
|2018 Specialized Allez Sport||Satin Navy/Gloss Nordic Red|
|Gloss Cosmic White/Satin Black|
|2018 Specialized Allez Elite||Satin Black/White Clean|
|Gloss Light Blue/Rocket Red|
The bicycle fork can break and cause the rider to lose control, posing an injury hazard.
As of February 6, 2018, Specialized has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of 2018 Allez Bicycles in Canada. In the United States, the company has received one report of cracking in the fork. No injuries have been reported.
Approximately 386 units were distributed in Canada, approximately 5,597 units were distributed in the United States and approximately 302 in Mexico.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from August 2017 to December 2017 in Canada, and from July 2017 to December 2017 in the United States.
Place of origin
Manufactured in Taiwan.
Specialized Bicycle Components Canada, Inc.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the affected bicycles and return them to their nearest Authorized Specialized Retailer for a free replacement of the fork.
Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.
Consumers may view the release by Mexico's Consumer Protection Federal Agency (PROFECO) on the Agency's website (in Spanish only).
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.