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Recall: Specialized Sirrus cranks fail

Specialized has recalled its Sirrus bikes fitted with two-piece slotted cranks.

According to the company, the cranks may not have been installed to factory specification.

A rider may lose control and fall if the non-driveside crankarm disengages during riding.

If the non-driveside crankarm disengages during riding the rider may fall or lose control, increasing the risk of an accident or serious injury or death of the rider or bystanders.

Riders should stop using the affected bicycles immediately and return them to their nearest authorised Specialized retailer for a free re-installation of the cranks.

The bikes recalled are from model year 2019:
  • Sirrus Sport (including EQ and Step-Through versions) Sirrus X Comp Carbon
And from model year 2020:
  • Sirrus 3.0
  • Sirrus 4.0
  • Sirrux X 3.0
  • Sirrus X 4.0
  • Sirrus X 5.0

Where the product was sold nationally from bike stores and online between 1 July 2018 - 30 June 2020.

Bikes with two-piece cranksets as shown in figure 3 and 4 are affected by the recall. Bikes with a square taper crankset as shown in figure 5 and 6 are unaffected (Image source: Specialized)

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