SRAM set to recall of 12-speed shifters sold aftermarket

Sram Red, Force, Rival and Apex shifters are affected with excess thread lock that could cause levers to move while riding

Image shows SRAM lever.
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SRAM is set to announce a recall of aftermarket 12 speed AXS Red, Force Rival, and Apex shifters produced before July 1st 2023 amid concerns of shifters slipping and risking injury.

Cycling Weekly understands that currently, the recall is in coordination with the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health and is limited to North America, where retailers have been made aware of a stop sale and rework requirement for involved products. 

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Joe Baker
Tech Writer

Joe is Cycling Weekly's tech writer. He's always had a love for bikes, since first riding a two wheeled steed before the age of four. Years down the line, Joe began racing at 16, and enjoyed great experiences internationally, racing in Italy, Spain and Belgium to name a few locations. Always interested in tech, Joe even piloted his Frankenstein hill climb bike to a Junior National Title in 2018.  After taking a step back from elite level racing in April 2022, Joe joined our team as a freelancer, before becoming Tech Writer in May 2023.