Trek Recalls Almost 1 Million Bicycles After Rider Becomes Paralyzed

Trek Bicycle w/ Disc Brake

Trek Bicycles has issued a recall of of almost 1 million bikes after a series of accidents, one of which left a rider paralyzed. The recall includes all Trek models equipped with front disc brakes and a quick release lever that opens past 180 degrees on the front wheel. This lever can get caught in the disc brake, causing the wheel to come to a sudden stop or completely separate from the bike … [Read more...]

SRAM Recalls Hydraulic Bicycle Brakes Due To Crash

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 … [Read more...]