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SRAM Recalls Hydraulic Bicycle Brakes Due to Crash Hazard

SRAM Recalls Hydraulic Bicycle Brakes Due to Crash and Injury Hazards http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/SRAM-Recalls-Hydraulic-Bicycle-Brakes/

Recall Date: January 14, 2014

Recall Number: 14-079

SRAM Recalls Hydraulic Bicycle Brakes Due to Crash and Injury Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall Summary

Name of Product: SRAM Hydraulic Road Rim Brakes and Hydraulic Road Disc Brakes for bicycles

Hazard: The brake systems can fail, posing a crash and injury hazard.

Remedy: Replace

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.

Photos available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/SRAM-Recalls-Hydraulic-Bicycle-Brakes/

Recall Details:

Units; About 25,350

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


Fuji Altamira CX 1.1


Super X Hi-Mod Black Inc.


Steilacoom RCX Carbon Pro Disc

Felt Bicycles


Z2 Red

Z3 Red


Supernova Team


Super Jake


Threshold C1

Threshold SL


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


Liscio 2

Incidents/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.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using bicycles equipped with the recalled SRAM brake systems and contact any SRAM dealer to arrange for a free replacement product to be installed and to receive a $200 product voucher or cash per customer.

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.

Manufacturer: SRAM, LLC, of Chicago, Ill.

Manufactured in: Taiwan

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