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Product Recall: Specialized Bicycle Components Aerobars are Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

Specialized Bicycle Components have recalled its Aerobars handlebars as the bolt used to affix these handlebars to the bicycle can loosen, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

Effecting more than 8,300 units, the recall involves carbon and alloy Aerobars sold individually and with model years from 2012 to 2015 Specialized Shiv bicycles and model year 2013 Specialized Transition Apex bicycles. The carbon version was Sold in black and white with a Specialized logo on the top side of the handlebar, the alloy in black with no markings.

No injuries have so far been reported, but four reports of the Aerobars bolt loosening have been received. Sold at retailers Nationwide and online, consumers should immediately stop using the recalled aerobars and contact the company to receive replacements.  

Andrew Finkelstein

Mr. Finkelstein is the Managing Partner of Finkelstein & Partners, LLP. He has become a noted consumer activist through his representation of injured individuals against corporate wrongdoers and irresponsible parties. An accomplished litigator, Mr. Finkelstein has represented Plaintiffs in wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury cases. He has successfully handled dozens of multi-million dollar cases.