SRAM Sort-of Recalls Chain

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by David Schloss on Aug 13, 2009 at 5:09 PM

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SRAM has issued a not-recall for their 10-speed chains.

Say What?

According to Bikebiz.com, SRAM has issued a voluntary product recall for 10-speed Powerlock chains that are date coded “M” or “N,” but then the company stressed that the recall is not actually a recall, but you should still stop using it immediately.

We’re actually always happy when a company pulls something from service when it might fail, and we know that a full recall has some very specific language and legal requirements. But still, when you’re supposed to immediately stop riding something because it might cause injury or death, I think we can safely treat it as a recall.

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