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Canyon recalls some mountain bikes because of chainstay cracks

Published October 25, 2018

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Canyon Bicycles is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 820 mountain bikes because the chainstays can crack. 

This recall involves model year 2018 Canyon Spectral full-suspension mountain bikes with aluminum chainstays. They were sold in black/red, black/blue, gray/orange, red, and black. Canyon is printed on the downtube and Spectral is printed on the top tube.

The recalled bikes have the following models numbers: M71 Spectral CF 9.0 PRO, M71 Spectral CF 8.0, M53 Spectral AL 6.0, M74 Spectral WMN CF 7.0, M50 Spectral WMN 6.0.  

Consumers are being told to immediately stop using the recalled mountain bikes and contact Canyon to receive free replacement and installation of chainstays. Canyon is contacting all known purchasers directly. Consumers can contact Canyon toll-free at 833-226-9661 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday, email at or online at and click on "Service & Support" for more information.

Canyon is aware of 20 chainstays cracking. No injuries have been reported.

The bikes were sold on Canyon's website from December 2017 through June 2018 for between $2,400 and $4,500.

More information: CPSC recall notice

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