SRAM Recalls Bicycle Gear Hubs Due to Crash and Injury Hazards

This recall involves SRAM® i-Motion 3 three-speed internal gear hubs with a coaster brake installed on bicycles with no redundant braking system. The recalled hubs were sold on the following Electra® model bicycles: Electra Cruiser Custom 3i, Electra Coaster 3i, Electra Hawaii 3i, Electra Hawaii 3i 24 and Electra Straight 8. The recalled hubs were also sold as aftermarket parts for other bicycles. The recalled hubs have “SRAM i-Motion 3” printed on the hub shell and a brake arm extending from the axle of the hub.
SRAM i-Motion 3 internal gear hubs (coaster brake version) for bicyclesAbout 7,000 (in addition, 700 were sold in Canada)
Specialty bicycle retailers nationwide from April 2010 through December 2018 for between $400 and $800 for Electra bicycles equipped with the recalled hubs and for about $90 for the recalled aftermarket gear hubs
SRAM LLC, of Chicago, Ill.
Recall Date:    Feb 21, 2019
SRAM has received five reports of brake failure, resulting in one minor injury to a rider.
Heng Ying Machinery Co., Ltd. of Taoyuan City, Taiwan
Mfg Country:
Recall ID:    8493
Last Published:    Feb 21, 2019
Official Site:    Link


Emert Number:    19069
Emert Status:    Announced