Several Specialized bikes were stolen from the American companies Canadian offices in Montreal. The company is now offering a $5,000 monetary reward for any information that leads to the arrest of the individual or individuals responsible for the theft. The police are investigating the theft.
The number of bikes was not disclosed but bikes of 11 different models and two helmet models were stolen from the companies warehouse. Specialized are asking the community to keep an eye out for their bikes being sold by thirty-party sellers on sites such as Kijiji, eBay, etc.
These are the models of the bikes stolen: Medium 2017 Alibi coloured blue and hyper green, size 52 2017 Tarmac Expert Disc with a Shimano 105 groupset in monster green and team yellow, size 61 2017 Tarmac SL 4 coloured carbon and flo red, 2018 Hotrock 24 size 11 in acid blue and black, 2016 size 24 Riprock 24 in silver with orange logos, size 20 2017 Riprock 20 coaster coloured silver with orange logos, 2018 Levo FSR Men Comp Carbon 6 Fattie e-bike size medium coloured carbon and acid red, 2018 Vado Women 2.0 e-bikes sized small and medium in white and black, 2018 Vado Men 2.0 e-bikes sized small and medium in white and black, 2018 Demo 8 FSR I 650b e-bike in acid pink and black size medium and a 2018 SW SJ FSR Carbon 29 in carbon and hyper green in medium.
Both helmets stolen were the Align model which is one-size in safety ion and titanium.
To current and potential customers, we encourage you to be attentive and read our statement concerning a recent theft at our Montreal office pic.twitter.com/P9Nrxw4emf
— Specialized Canada (@specialized_ca) October 11, 2017
“Please stay alert to any untrustworthy ads or social posts that may include photos of these missing e-bikes.”
Specialized ask anyone looking at purchasing a Specialized e-bike to validate the bike model and serial number with firstname.lastname@example.org before making a purchase via third-party sellers. If you have any useful information, the company asks you contact them via email at email@example.com or call 1-800-465-8887.