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Hayes Bicycle Group recalls quick-release devices for bicycles

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: SunRinglé Hollow Quick Release Devices for Bicycles

Units: About 800

Manufacturer: Hayes Bicycle Group, of Mequon, Wis.

Hazard: The quick release devices can unexpectedly fail or break when locked in position on the bicycle, causing the rider to lose control, which poses a serious fall hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Hayes Bicycle Group has received four reports of the quick release device breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Description and Models: This recall involves the SunRinglé Hollow Quick Release Devices for bicycles and includes models Hollow CroMo Front 100mm, Hollow CroMo Rear 130mm, and Hollow CroMo Rear 135mm. These devices have hollow skewers. They were sold individually or with SunRinglé front and rear wheels with model names Black Flag, Disc o Flea, Charger, STR8 Track, Accelerator R3.00C and Accelerator T3.0C. "Ringlé" is stamped on the lever. Quick release devices with a solid skewer are not included in this recall.

Sold at: Bicycle specialty stores and dealers nationwide from June 2007 through May 2008 for about $17.

Manufactured in: Taiwan

Remedy: Consumers should stop riding bicycles with the recalled quick release devices immediately, remove the quick release device and bring it to their local bike dealer or retailer for a free inspection and replacement.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Hayes Bicycle Group at (888) 686-3472 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.hayesbicycle.com

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