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Hayes Bicycle Group Recalls Quick-Release

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MEQUON, US – Yesterday Hayes announced a voluntary recall of the SunRingle hollow quick release devices. Until now the company received four reports of broken quick release devices. The recall relates to some 800 units, made

Hayes Bicycle Group Recalls Quick-Release

MEQUON, US – Yesterday Hayes announced a voluntary recall of the SunRinglé hollow quick release devices. Until now the company received four reports of broken quick release devices. The recall relates to some 800 units, made in Taiwan.  According to Hayes they were sold in the US between June 2007 and May 2008.

This recall involves the SunRinglé Hollow Quick Release Devices for bicycles and includes models Hollow CroMo Front 100mm, Hollow CroMo Rear 130mm, and Hollow CroMo Rear 135mm. These devices have hollow skewers.

They were sold individually or with SunRinglé front and rear wheels with model names Black Flag, Disc o Flea, Charger, STR8 Track, Accelerator R3.00C and Accelerator T3.0C. ‘Ringlé’ is stamped on the lever. Quick release devices with a solid skewer are not included in this recall.

Hayes advised consumers to stop riding bicycles with the recalled quick release devices immediately and offered a free inspection and replacement at the dealer.

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