CPSC Recall - Issued 1/14/2014

SRAM Recalls Hydraulic Bicycle Brakes Due to Crash and Injury Hazards

Manufacturer: SRAM, LLC
Product: Bicycle Chain Derailleurs
Hazard: The brake systems can fail, posing a crash and injury hazard.
Injuries: The firm received 95 reports of brakes failing in the U.S. One minor injury was reported in the U.S. and another in Australia.
Description: The recalled bicycle brake models include SB Red Hydraulic Road Disc, SB Red Hydraulic Road Rim, SB 700 Hydraulic Road Disc and SB 700 Hydraulic Road Rim, used as either front or rear brakes. The SB RED brake lever is labeled “RED” on the body of the lever assembly. The SB 700 brake lever is labeled “S-Series” on the body of the lever assembly. The serial numbers for the recalled brakes have the digit “3” as the fourth digit of the serial number. The serial number can be found on the bottom of the caliper body. The brakes were sold as aftermarket products and as original equipment on the following bicycle brands and models: Brand Name Model Name ASI Fuji Altamira CX 1.1 Cannondale Super X Hi-Mod Black Inc. Diamondback Steilacoom RCX Carbon Pro Disc Felt Bicycles F2x Z2 Red Z3 Red Jamis Supernova Team Kona Super Jake Norco Threshold C1 Threshold SL Orbea Avan M-LTD Specialized Bicycles Crux Elite Carbon Disc Rival Crux Elite Evo Carbon Disc Crux Expert Carbon Disc Red Crux Pro Race Carbon Disc Red Crux Sport E5 Disc Apex Roubaix SL4 Elite Rival HRR C2 Roubaix SL4 Sport Disc SRAM C2 Ruby Elite Rival HRR S-works Crux Carbon Disc Red S-works Roubaix SL4 Disc Red S-works Tarmac SL4 Red HRR X2 S-works Venge Red HRR X2 Tarmac SL4 Elite Rival HRR M2 Venge Elite Rival HRR M2 Volagi Liscio 2
Remedy: Replace
Sold At: Specialty bicycle retailers nationwide from May 2013 to December 2013 for between $285 and $581 for the disc or rim brakes. Bicycles sold with the SRAM disc or rim range from $2,500 to $7,500.
Units: About 25,350
Consumer Contact: SRAM at (800) 346-2928 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday CT or visit the firm’s website at www.sram.com and click on Recall Information for more information.
Company Website: www.sram.com