An Open Letter On Disc Brakes From Fran Ventoso of Team Movistar

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13 April 2016 I’ve spent thirteen years in the pro cycling peloton and another thirteen moving up the ladder in youth categories. That makes it 26 years on my bike, training every day, enjoying what I like most, my passion. Since I was six, I’ve enjoyed racing, and I continue to do so. I’m so happy to have turned my vocation into a dream job. Just like in any other sport, cycling has … [Read more...]

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...]