SRAM Recalls Zipp 88 Bicycle Wheel Hubs Due to Crash and Injury Hazards

The hub flange ring on the front hub can fail and cause rider to crash.

Recall date: February 12, 2015
Recall number: 15-078
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Zipp 88 aluminum hubs for bicycle wheels

Hazard:

The hub flange ring on the front hub can fail posing a crash and injury hazard.

Consumer Contact:

SRAM at (800) 346-2928 between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET on Friday, or visit www.sram.com or www.zipp.com and click on Recall Notice for more information.

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

Units

About 12,000

Description

The aluminum hub shell is silver. The outside flange ring is gray aluminum in the standard option and blue, gold, gray, pink or red in the ZedTech options. The diameter of the two clinch nuts is approximately 1 inch. The first version of the 88 hub is the only one affected by the recall. The first version has the Z logo on the flange ring. The other versions – not affected by this recall – do not have the Z logo on the flange ring. The hubs were sold in five bike brands and sold separately.

 

Brand

Models

Specialized

2010 TARMAC SWorks Super Light

 

2010 SWorks Transition 

 

2011 SWorks Tarmac SL3 Limited

 

 

Giant

2009 TCR Advance SL 0

 

2009 Trinity Advance SL 0

 

2010 TCR Advance SL 0

 

2010 Trinity Advance SL 0

 

 

Felt

2009 AR Team Issue

 

2009 DA

 

2009  B2 Pro

 

2010 DA

 

2010  DA Di2

 

2010  B2 Pro

 

 

Orbea

2010 Orca  RED

 

2010 Orca  Di2

 

2011 Orca GRD

 

2011 Ordu GDi2

 

2011 Ordu GLT

 

 

Cannondale

2010 Super Six Hi Mod Di2

 

2010 Slice Hi Mod Ultimate

Incidents/Injuries

The company reports two incidents of collapsed front wheels. Both resulted in stitches, bruises and lacerations, plus a concussion in one case.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using bicycles equipped with the recalled Zipp 88 front hub and contact SRAM for a free replacement hub.

Sold at

Specialty bicycle retailers nationwide. Front hub sold for about $215; front wheel with the hub sold for about $920; front and rear wheel set sold for about $2300 and bicycles with the wheel set containing the recalled hub sold for about $5,000 to $12,000. Items were sold between October 2008 and December 2010.

Manufacturer(s)

Prodigy Group, Mooresville, Ind.

Manufactured in

USA

  • First version of 88 hub

  • First version of 88 hub