RECALL – SRAM recalls ZIPP Bicycle Quick Release

This recalls involves SRAM’s Zipp stainless steel or titanium quick releases. They were sold as aftermarket components or as part of the 202 DB V2, 303 DB V2, 404 Firestrike V2, 202 Firecrest V3, 303 Firecrest V3, 404 Firecrest V3, 808 Firecrest V3 or 808 NSW wheel sets.

The quick release has a curved, black lever. Zipp appears on the lever. Only quick releases without a marking at the center of the underside of the lever, below the Zipp logo are included on this recall.

The quick release can fail to engage in the closed position, posing a fall hazard.
Neither Health Canada nor SRAM has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these quick releases in Canada.

Approximately 491 units of the recalled quick release were sold in Canada from March 2015 to December 2015 at specialty bicycle retailers.

Consumers should immediately stop using bicycles equipped with the recalled Zipp quick release and return to their local bicycle dealer for verification and to obtain a free replacement product.

(SOURCE: Government of Canada)