Hydraulic bicycle brakes recalled due to crash and injury hazards

The company SRAM is recalling more than 25,350 hydraulic bicycle brakes due to crash and injury hazards, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

The recalled bicycle brake models include SB Red Hydraulic Road Disc, SB Red Hydraulic Road Rim, SB 700 Hydraulic Road Disc and SB 700 Hydraulic Road Rim, used as either front or rear brakes. The SB RED brake lever is labeled “RED” on the body of the lever assembly. The SB 700 brake lever is labeled “S-Series” on the body of the lever assembly. The serial numbers for the recalled brakes have the digit “3” as the fourth digit of the serial number. The serial number can be found on the bottom of the caliper body.

The firm received 95 reports of brakes failing in the U.S. One minor injury was reported in the U.S. and another in Australia.

Click here to read the complete recall report from CPSC.gov.

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