RECALL: SRAM Bicycle Caliper Brake Sets



April 10, 2007
Release #07-153

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 346-2928
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

SRAM Corp. Recalls Bicycle Brake Caliper Sets Due to Crash Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in
cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary
recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using
recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product: SRAM Force Road Brake Caliper Sets

Units: About 5,400 units

Importer: SRAM Corp., of Chicago, Ill.

Hazard: The brake caliper sets could break and detach from the
bicycle's fork or frame. This could cause the rider to lose control
and crash.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall involves the SRAM Force Road Brake Calipers
sets sold as aftermarket components. The brake caliper sets have "SRAM
and some have a date or production code embossed on the unit.

The SRAM brake caliper sets may have also been installed on the
following makes and models of bicycles: Specialized (S-Works Tarmac
SL, S-Works Roubaix); Trek (Project One Madone models); Fuji (Fuji
SL1); Scott USA (Addict R3); Bianchi (Bianchi 928 SL); Kuota (Kuota
KOM, Kuota KREDO, Kuota KEBEL); Orbea (Orca, Aqua, Loboular, Opal,
Arin, Aqua Dama, Dama Race and Diva); Kestrel (Evoke SL/Force,
RT700/Force), Titus (Vuelo, Solera) and Sampson (Diablo).

Sold at: Specialty bicycle retailers nationwide sold individual brake
caliper sets from July 2006 through January 2007 for about $270 and
bicycles which included these sets through March 2007 for between
$3,000 and $7,300.

Manufactured in: Taiwan

Remedy: Consumers should stop using bicycles equipped with these brake
caliper sets immediately and contact their bicycle retailer for a free

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact SRAM at (800)
346-2928 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit
the firm's Web site at

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the
recalled product, please go to: