Shimano recalls 760,000 cranks after reports of failures resulting in injury

760,000 Hollowtech road cranks recalled in USA and Canada; the programme is expected to be expanded globally

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Shimano has recalled 760,000 11-speed Hollowtech road cranksets across the USA and Canada in order to inspect them for signs of delamination.

The recall has been issued after a reported 4,519 incidents of cranksets separating. This has resulted in six reported injuries, “including bone fractures, joint displacement and lacerations”, according to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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