SRAM Bicycle Brakes Crash and Injury Hazard Recall Lawsuit Info

Product Recall: SRAM Bicycle Brakes Due to Crash and Injury Hazards

Name of Product: Bicycle Brakes

Hazard: A rivet in the brake assembly can loosen or disengage, resulting in brake failure, posing a hazard for the rider

Remedy: Replace

Recall Date: October 4, 2017

Recall Number: 18-002

Recall Description: This is a recall for the Avid SD7 bicycle mechanical rim brake. There is a date code stamped onto the back of the brake arm with the date format DDMMYY representing the date of when the product was manufactured. The brakes were sold separately by SRAM and were also installed as original equipment on ElliptiGO model 11R elliptical cycles

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled brakes immediately and contact SRAM to receive free replacement brakes and installation instructions

Incidents/Injuries: SRAM has received five total reports of loose or detached rivets. No injuries have been reported as of yet

Sold At: Specialty bike stores throughout the country and online at and from June 2014 to May 2017 for about $40, and installed as original equipment on ElliptiGO model 11R elliptical cycles from October 2014 to May 2017 for roughly $3,500

Importer(s): SRAM LLC, of Chicago Illinois

Manufactured In: Taiwan

Units: About 7,000

How Normandie Law Firm Can Help

If you have purchased a product that uses these bicycle brakes, we recommend that you send a report to receive a full refund of your purchase. We also recommend that you act immediately as this product can cause serious bodily injury. If you or a loved one has already suffered damages as the result of this product then you may be eligible to file a product liability lawsuit and collect proper monetary compensation. If you file a claim with us you could find some, if not all, of these following expenses compensable:

  • All of you medical and hospitalization costs
  • All of your future medical care and treatment
  • A loss of income and loss of future earnings due to long term recovery or permanent disability due to the accident
  • Compensable economic damages include loss of property or damaged property.
  • Compensable non-economic damages include emotional distress, trauma, PTSD resulting from the accident, pain and suffering and anxiety.

Victims of this recall or recalls similar to this one can contact our law offices to learn more about how to receive compensation for their injuries. Our team of product liability attorneys is committed to ensuring that our clients receive proper representation for their claims.

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