Recall news

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Posted: Jan 31, 2012 12:25 PM
Recall news

The following recall has been announced:

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BICYCLES

DETAILS: 2012 Bicycles with Advanced Group carbon forks distributed by Specialized Bicycle Components Inc., of Morgan Hill, Calif. and manufactured by Advanced Group of Taiwan; sold at authorized specialized retailers nationwide from June through November 2011.The 2012 Tricross Sport and 2012 Tricross Comp model bicycles come in various colors and have the brand name "Specialized" on the lower front frame tube. The model name "Tricross Sport" or "Tricross Comp" is on the top tube.

WHY: The 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.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 460 (About 14,200 were recalled in September 2011).

FOR MORE: Contact Specialized at 877-808-8154 Monday through Friday between 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST, or visit the company's website at http://www.specialized.com/.