PhotoHed Cycling of Roseville, Minn., is recalling about 380 bicycle rims.


The rims can cause the brake pads to wear out unexpectedly, posing a crash hazard to the rider.


The firm has received six reports of accelerated brake pad wear. No injuries have been reported.


This recall involves Ardennes Black and Jet Black rims manufactured between January 1, 2016, and March 15, 2016. Serial numbers beginning with 0116, 0216 or 0316 are printed near the valve hole on the rim.


The rims, manufactured in the U.S., were sold at authorized Hed dealers nationwide and online from January 2016, to March 2016, for between $700 for an individual wheel and $2,400 for a set of wheels.


What to do


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled rims and contact HED Cycling for replacement instructions.


Consumers may contact HED Cycling toll-free at 888-246-3639 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday or online at and click on the “Recall Notice” button for more information.


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