SRAM Issues Recall for Rim Brakes
CHICAGO, USA – SRAM issued a voluntary recall for its Avid SD7 bicycle mechanical rim brake for the North American market. SRAM has received five reports of loose or detached rivets.
The recall includes the brakes which were sold separately by SRAM and were also installed as original equipment on ElliptiGO model 11R elliptical cycles. There is a date code stamped on the back of the brake arm with the date format DDMMYY representing the day, month and year of manufacture.
The recall includes some 7,000 units which were made in Taiwan.
Consumers should stop using the recalled brakes and contact SRAM to receive free replacement brakes and installation instructions. The brakes were sold at bike stores and online at www.jenson.com and www.REI.com between June 2014 to May 2017.
They were also installed as original equipment on ElliptiGO model 11R elliptical cycles from October 2014 to May 2017 which retail for about $3,500.
Consumers in North America can contact SRAM at 800-346-2928 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Fridays. More information is also online at www.sram.com by clicking on the “Recall Notice” tab.