April 25, 2002Specialized Bicycle Components Has
Hill, CA (SafetyAlerts)
- Specialized Bicycle Components Inc. has recalled about 2,200
bicycles. The rear seatstays, the tube behind the seat that connects the
rear axle to the rear shock, can break, possibly causing the rider to lose
control and crash.
Specialized Bicycles has received 39 reports of the seatstays on these
bicycles breaking. No injuries have been reported.
The recall involves model year 2002 Enduro-brand bicycles. The Enduro Pro
FSR is silver; the Enduro Expert FSR is black; the Enduro Comp FSR is
yellow; and the Enduro FSR is blue. The model name of the bicycles is
located on the top tube and the brand name is located on the down tube.
Authorized Specialized dealers nationwide sold these bicycles from September
2001 through February 2002 for between $1,650 and $2,750.
Consumers should stop riding these bicycles immediately, and return them to
their local Specialized dealer for a new rear seatstay, which will be
installed at no charge. For more information, call Specialized at (800)
214-1468 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.