SRAM Force Brakes, Breaking?
It seems that there are still batches of SRAM Force recalled brakes out there. Cozy Beehive recalls a recent story of a mechanic installing SRAM Force brakes to a customers bike and they broke under his touch.
Before you buy any SRAM Force brakesets, for your sake, go check the date stamp on the brake. If your brake is within the date range below, SRAM will replace the brakes under warranty.
Description: The recall involves the SRAM Force Road Brake Calipers sets sold as aftermarket components. The brake caliper sets have “SRAM Force” and some have a date or production code embossed on the unit.
|Code||Example||In Recall||Not In Recall|
|01JUN06||Dates between 01JUN06
|Dates after 25DEC06|
|No date code||————||All sold between July 2006
through March 2007
|Production Code||35T61234567||Codes beginning with
35T6 through 51T6
|Codes beginning with
52T6 and codes with “7”
as the fourth digit
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).