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SRAM Recalls Zipp 88 Bicycle Wheel Hubs

  • First version of 88 hub
  • First version of 88 hub
Name of Product:
Zipp 88 aluminum hubs for bicycle wheels
The hub flange ring on the front hub can fail posing a crash and injury hazard.
Recall Date:
February 12, 2015
About 12,000
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 or and click on Recall Notice for more information.

Recall Details


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.





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


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

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.
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