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Hed Cycling Recalls Bicycle Rims Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)

  • Hed Cycling Jet 4 Black, Jet 6 Black, Jet 9 Black, Ardennes Black and Jet Disc Black Rims
Name of Product:
Hed Black Rims
Hazard:
The rims can cause the brake pads to wear out unexpectedly, posing a crash hazard to the rider.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
May 25, 2016
Units:
About 380 units
Consumer Contact
HED Cycling toll-free at 888-246-3639 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.HedCycling.com and click on the "Recall Notice" button for more information.

Recall Details

Description:
This recall involves Ardennes Black and Jet Black rims manufactured between January 1, 2016 and March 15, 2016. Serial numbers beginning with 0116, 0216 or 0316 are printed near the valve hole on the rim.
Remedy:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled rims and contact HED Cycling for replacement instructions.
Incidents/Injuries:
The firm has received six reports of accelerated brake pad wear. No injuries have been reported.
Sold At:
Authorized Hed dealers nationwide and online from January 2016 to March 2016 for between $700 for an individual wheel and $2,400 for a set of wheels.
Distributor(s):
Hed Cycling of, Roseville, Minn.
Manufactured In:
USA
Recall number:
16-747

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