PhotoSpecialized Bicycle Components of Morgan Hill, Calif., is recalling about 6,100 bicycles sold in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

The fork on the bicycle can break and cause the rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard.

The firm has received one report of cracking in the fork. No crashes or injuries have been reported.

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 printed on the downtube, “Allez” is printed on the bottom of each fork leg and “FACT” is printed on the inside of the left fork leg.

Model

Colors

2018 Specialized Allez

Gloss Rocket Red/Tarmac Black combination, Satin Black/Charcoal Clean combination

2018 Specialized Allez Sport

Gloss Cosmic White/Satin Black combination, Satin Navy/Gloss Nordic Red combination

2018 Specialized Allez Elite

Gloss Light Blue/Rocket Red, Satin Black/White Clean

 

The bicycles, manufactured in Taiwan, were sold at authorized Specialized retailers nationwide from July 2017, through December 2017, for between $750 and $1,200.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact an Authorized Specialized Retailer for instructions on how to receive a free installation of a new fork.

Consumers may contact an Authorized Specialized Retailer directly or Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc. toll-free at 877-808-8154 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (PT) Monday through Friday, by email at ridercare@specialized.com or online at www.specialized.com and click on “Safety Notifications” for more information.


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