Practically 1,000 RockShox forks bought within the U.S. and Canada could break and ’trigger the rider to lose management.’
The Shopper Product Security Fee at present introduced a recall of SRAM RockShox Lyrik and Yari suspension forks. The forks have been geared up on full 29er bikes — together with Kona, Santa Cruz, Trek, and Scott — and out there as aftermarket upgrades.
Based on SRAM, the decrease leg meeting on about 840 forks within the U.S. and one other 80 in Canada can break. This will trigger riders to lose management, doubtlessly resulting in damage.
SRAM warned riders to right away cease driving bikes with the RockShox Lyrik or Yari forks and speak to SRAM or an area supplier to obtain a free alternative.
SRAM RockShox Fork Recall
The defective Lyrik and Yari forks got here as authentic tools on bikes bought from January via March 2019. Bikes specced with the forks embody the Kona Course of, Santa Cruz Megatower, Trek Powerfly, and Scott Ransom.
As aftermarket equipment, the forks retailed for $700-1,000 and bought from February to April 2019.
Forks impacted by the recall have serial numbers 02T95514009 via 08T96214665. Customers also can examine the casting code printed on the inside webbing of the arch. Recalled forks have the casting code “18” and “O,” or “19” and “A.”
Customers can go to their native supplier or contact SRAM immediately at 1-800-346-2928 (10 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m. to six p.m. ET Friday). For additional info, go to the product recall web page right here.
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