Hed recalls some rims and wheels because of premature brake-pad wear

By Stephen Frothingham

ROSEVILLE, Minn. (BRAIN) — Hed Cycling is recalling about 380 rims because they can cause brake pads to wear out unexpectedly.

The company has received six reports of the rims with textured Turbine Braking Technology causing premature pad wear. No accidents were reported. The rims were made in the U.S. and sold for between $700 for an individual wheel and $2,400 for a set of wheels.

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Via:: Bicycle Retailer and Industry News