Hed Cycling Recalls Bicycle Rims Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)
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.
The rims can cause the brake pads to wear out unexpectedly, posing a crash hazard to the rider.
Incidents / Injuries:
The firm has received six reports of accelerated brake pad wear. No injuries have been reported.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled rims and contact HED Cycling for replacement instructions.
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.