About 8,300 Aerobar Bicycle Handlebars Recalled for Loosening Bolts
Specialized Bicycle Components is recalling about 8,300 bicycle handlebars following reports of loose bolts.
The bolt used to affix Aerobar handlebars to the bike can loosen, posing a fall hazard to the rider. The company has received four complaints regarding the loose bolts.
The recall includes carbon and alloy Aerobars sold individually and with model years 2012 through 2015 Specialized Shiv bicycles and model year 2013 Specialized Transition Apex bicycles. The carbon Aerobar was sold in black with a white Specialized logo on the top side of the handlebar, and the alloy model was sold in black with no markings.
They were sold at authorized Specialized Bicycle dealers nationwide from November 2011 to February 2015 for between $200 and $575.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled aerobars and contact Specialized Bicycle Components to receive replacement extension mounting hardware.
Specialized Bicycle Components can be contacted at (800) 722-4423.