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SRAM Road Hydraulic Recall Announcement – April 15, 2014

Here is the latest update from SRAM President Stan Day on SRAM’s Road Hydraulic Recall and the status of the Model Year 2015 SRAM Road Hydraulic Brakes. This update notes the production start, as promised, in the second half of April, 2014. More technical updates and timeline information on when product will become available will be shared in the coming weeks.

January 15th update

Dear Cyclist with recalled SRAM Road Hydraulic Brakes: We want to update you on progress with our Road Hydraulic Brake Recall.  As we have previously announced, we are offering you a mechanical brake system installed at our cost at your favorite Dealer.  These systems are being delivered into the market beginning this week.  Please contact your Dealer so that they can get the proper parts on order, and they can …Read More

SRAM offers Free Hydraulic Brake Replacement at US Cross Nationals

In an effort to expedite the recall effort of their hydraulic road disc brakes, SRAM will provide a free exchange and installation service at the US Cyclocross Nationals event in Boulder, CO. Amateur athletes whose bikes are equipped with hydraulic disc brakes can bring their bikes to the SRAM tech truck for the free replacement service onsite starting at 8:00am, Tuesday, Jan. 7, through Saturday. Transitionary Avid mechanical disc brake …Read More

SRAM Road Hydraulic Brake Recall – Replacement Plan

We would like to outline for you our replacement plan. The logistics of execution are being hammered out but are not complete. Our first priority is safety our second priority is to get you back out riding just as fast as we can with mechanical brakes, and then with the new generation of hydraulic as soon as it is ready. Europe: Through the customer’s chosen Dealer, SRAM will provide a …Read More

Brake Recall Clarification

Since the announcement of our pending hydraulic brake recall, SRAM has received a number of inquiries related to reported incidents of brake failures in sub-freezing conditions. Our analysis shows the cold temperature accelerates the failure of the seal, but that also the sealing could fail in normal temperatures.  As a result SRAM would like to once again ask all individuals riding bikes equipped with RED 22 and S-700 Hydraulic Brake …Read More


On November 4th SRAM identified and announced a technical issue with respect to a narrow production range of its RED 22 and S-700 Hydraulic Road Brakes. At that time, it was described as a performance and safety concern with no reported failures in the field. It has recently come to our attention that during last weekend’s Cyclocross racing in the US, in sub freezing temperatures, several failures were reported. In …Read More

SRAM Road Hydraulic Brake Recall

SRAM has identified a technical issue with respect to a narrow production range of its RED 22 and S-700 Road Hydraulic road brakes. This is a performance and safety concern. There are no reported failures in the field. We began proactive quarantine efforts with factories, bike brands and distributors last week. We have reported this issue to the US CPSC and will be cooperating with the agency to announce a …Read More