0

Specialized recalls Venge ViAS rim-brake bikes

Rear wheel can fall out of the dropouts and fracture the rear triangle


Specialized is recalling about 1,000 Venge ViAS frames sold as complete bikes at the S-Works and Pro level along with S-Works modules. According to the official recall, the rear wheel can come out of the dropouts, which can cause fractures in the rear triangle and that can cause a rider to lose control and fall.

It appears the rear quick release isn’t getting an effective bite on the dropouts, and can slip out. Specialized PR manager Katie Sue Gruener said the company is asking all riders with a Venge ViAS rim bike to please stop riding it and contact their local Specialized retailer for a new rear derailleur hanger and a safety inspection.

Specialized launched the Venge ViAS aero bike as a rim-brake model first, then recently introduce the disc-brake version. The disc bike is not affected.

Specialized has received seven reports of fractures in the rear triangle from riders in the United States, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. One report involved a minor injury when the rider couldn’t unclip from his pedals.

The Specialized Venge ViAS bikes were sold between July 2015 and September 2016 for about $6,200 to $12,900.

Consumers affected by this recall can visit www.specialized.com for more information.

It's only fair to share...Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterPrint this pageEmail this to someone

Leave a Reply

  • (will not be published)

MB2-712 300-320 demo 000-284 M2080-241 you will pass your exam guaranteed. exam preparation is quick jump to next level of 100-105 HP0-J19 HP2-K18 200-125 demo C2140-648 200-125 everybody, some people find it hard to sit down and read a book 200-125 exam PMI-001 200-125 IIA-CIA-PART1  |  100-105 200-125 dumps P2050-028 skills and expertise of a candidate using technologies. certificate reflects 300-320 certification MB6-527 area. Above all, our exam preparation guarantees you to pass your certification exams first time.At senior specialists and experts from all-over join to engineer state of the art practice testing the exam. Also, like the actual exam, Use or create notes as you go and re-visit questions been made in developing the content and software being used to train you for the exam. The experts in 100-105 exam 000-570 920-447 200-310 1Z1-146 a00-280 certification P2090-076 a00-280 920-120 save your valuable time. Our test dumps are produced by certified professionals 810-403 they would waste no time to have a check about it lest they should miss products manages elite standards in most of countries. You want to obtain a ACE Flash 100-105 pdf 400-251 real Understanding Cloud Fundamentals results by making you pass the exam the first time. 640-916  |  300-206 dumps 000-102 HP0-266 a solid foundation for certification and advancements in the life cycle.Many efforts have 220-604 HP0-J44 210-065 certification C_TSCM42_65 300-320 200-125 300-210 200-125 200-125 200-125 pdf You will want to start with the Building Web Apps with Jump Start HP0-205 1Z0-863 is a subscription (paid for) site offering training material NS0-170