Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Specialized recalling about 12,000 bicycles over concerns about front forks breaking
The AP (9/26) reports, "Specialized Bicycle Components Inc. is recalling approximately 12,000 bicycles because a part can potentially break off and lead riders to fall and get hurt." The story notes that Specialized Bicycle Components "which made the announcement in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, said Tuesday that the front fork on the bicycles can break. It has received four reports of front forks breaking, resulting in facial fractures, head and shoulder injuries and cuts." The CNN (9/26, Sperry) website and WTVQ-TV Lexington, KY (9/26) also cover this story.