SRAM Recalls Zipp Bicycle Quick Releases Due to Crash Hazard

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Recall Summary Name of Product: Zipp® bicycle quick releases Hazard: The quick releases can fail to engage in the closed position, posing crash and injury hazards to the rider. Remedy: Replace Consumers should immediately stop using any bicycles equipped with the recalled quick releases and contact SRAM or their local bicycle dealer for a free replacement quick release. Consumer … [Read more...]

Quick Release Product Recall Involving 13 Manufactures

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Thirteen Manufacturers, Distributors Recall Bicycles with Front Disc Brakes to Replace Quick Release Lever Due to Crash Hazard Recall date: SEPTEMBER 29, 2015 Recall number: 15-253 Bicycles equipped with front disc brakes and quick-release levers are being recalled. Hazard: An open quick release lever on the bicycle’s front wheel hub can come into contact with the front disc brake … [Read more...]

Trek Recalls Almost 1 Million Bicycles After Rider Becomes Paralyzed

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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...]

Tour de France – Stage 3: Official Release

Official communiqués after the 3rd stage of Tour de France on Tuesday Arenberg: Jury Commissioners Bicycles scanned: Contador, Vinokourov, Cancellara, Wiggins, Farrar, McEwen, Gerdemann, Hesjedal Hushovd, Evans Medical: F. Schleck (LUX): fall in Km 185. Fractured left clavicle. Was directed to emergencies (Valenciennes). Le Lay (FRA): fall in Km 114. Fractured left … [Read more...]