Specialized tells owners to stop riding certain Sirrus models over safety concern

Owners who are unsure if they are affected should visit a Specialized dealer to have their cranks checked

Specialized has issued a 'stop ride' notice, asking owners of certain Sirrus hybrid models to stop riding their bikes over a safety concern.

The notice refers to Sirrus models from 2019 and 2020, and only those that use a two-piece crankset, which the brand says 'may not have been installed correctly'.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.