Recall: Pedal Axle Extenders Recalled by Specialized Bicycle

Description: This recall involves Specialized Body Geometry Pedal Axle Extenders that are used to extend the outward reach of the pedals. They are sold in pairs and mount directly into the bicycle crank arms. Pedal extenders are made of stainless steel and fit a 9/16 inch pedal thread. They are labeled with an "L" and an "R".

Name of product: Pedal Axle Extenders

Units: About 6,500 (in addition about 380 were sold in Canada)

Manufacturer: Specialized Bicycle Components Inc., of Morgan Hill, Calif.

Hazard: The Pedal Axle Extenders can break, and the rider can lose control, posing a fall hazard.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled pedal extenders immediately and return them to an authorized Specialized retailer for a full refund.

Recall date: July 15, 2015

Incidents/Injuries: There have been 10 reports of the pedal extenders breaking, including two reports of minor injuries, involving scrapes and bruises.

Sold At: Authorized Specialized retailers and online at from January 2009 to June 2015 for about $40.

Manufactured in: Taiwan

Consumer contact: Specialized at (800) 722-4423 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit and click on the Safety Notices link under the Support column on the bottom.

Recall number: 15-184

Picture of Pedal Axle Extenders Recalled by Specialized Bicycle

Picture of Pedal Axle Extenders Recalled by Specialized Bicycle