SRAM Force recall

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  • Hope no-one is running their brakes on a single-speed:

    WASHINGTON, April 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product

    Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below,

    today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product.

    Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

    (To access color photos of the following recalled products,

    seeCPSC's Web site at

    (Logo:­0904/USCSCLOGO )
    Name of Product: SRAM Force Road Brake Caliper Sets
    Units: About 5,400 units
    Importer:  SRAM Corp., of Chicago, Ill.
    Hazard: The brake caliper sets could break and detach from the bicycle's
    fork or frame. This could cause the rider to lose control and crash.
    Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
    Description: The recall involves the SRAM Force Road Brake Calipers sets
    sold as aftermarket components. The brake caliper sets have "SRAM Force"
    and some have a date or production code embossed on the unit.
    Code              Example       In Recall              Not In Recall
    Date code         01JUN06       Dates between 01JUN06  Dates after
    (Day/Month/Year)                and 25DEC06            25DEC06
    No date code      ---------     All sold between       ---------------
                                    July 2006 through
                                    March 2007
    Production Code   35T61234567   Codes beginning with   Codes beginning
                                    35T6 through 51T6      with 52T6 and
                                                           codes with "7" as
                                                           the fourth digit
    The SRAM brake caliper sets may have also been installed on the

    following makes and models of bicycles: Specialized (S-Works Tarmac SL,
    S-Works Roubaix); Trek (Project One Madone models); Fuji (Fuji SL1); Scott
    USA (Addict R3); Bianchi (Bianchi 928 SL); Kuota (Kuota KOM, Kuota KREDO,
    Kuota KEBEL); Orbea (Orca, Aqua, Loboular, Opal, Arin, Aqua Dama, Dama Race
    and Diva); Kestrel (Evoke SL/Force, RT700/Force), Titus (Vuelo, Solera) and
    Sampson (Diablo).

    Sold at: Specialty bicycle retailers nationwide sold individual brake
    caliper sets from July 2006 through January 2007 for about $270 and
    bicycles which included these sets through March 2007 for between $3,000
    and $7,300.
    Manufactured in: Taiwan
    Remedy: Consumers should stop using bicycles equipped with these brake
    caliper sets immediately and contact their bicycle retailer for a free
    Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact SRAM at
    (800) 346-2928 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit
    the firm's Web site at
    Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 346-2928
    CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
    CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908</code></blockquote>
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SRAM Force recall

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