SAFETY NOTICE PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!!! Some Ridley

SAFETYNOTICE
PLEASEREADCAREFULLY!!!
Some Ridley bicycles were sold equipped with disc brakes and a front quick
release lever that can come into contact with the front disc brake when
improperlyadjustedorleftopenwhileriding.Ifyoupurchasedoneofthesebikes
paycloseattentiontothefollowingsafetyreminderwhichwereceivedfromour
main
quick
release
lever
supplier
–
Shimano
(see also: http://bike.shimano.com/content/sac-bike/en/home/articles/how-to-properly-install-yourshimano-quick-release-.htmlformoreinformation).Whenaquickreleaseisimproperly
adjusted or left open on a bicycle which also has a front disc brake, the quick
releaselevercanbecomecaughtinthefrontdiscbrakeassembly.Ifthishappens,
thefrontwheelcouldseparateorcometoasuddenstopandtheridercouldlose
controlofthebicycleposingaseriousriskofinjury.Foryoursafety,weurgeyou
toreadthefollowinginstructionsverycarefully!
Quickreleaseleverpositionforrotorcompatiblehubs
•InstallthequickreleaselevertotherotorasshowninFigure1,andthenfully
pushthequickreleaselevertotheCLOSEpositionandcheckthatitdoesnot
interferewiththerotor.If the quick release lever interferes with the rotor,
install it on the opposite side to the rotor.
•WhenthequickreleaseleverisinCLOSEposition,thelevershouldbeinparallel
positionwiththefork(refertoFigure2a)orfacetowardbackofthebicycle(refer
toFigure2b)inordertopreventforeignobjectssuchastreebranchesfrom
gettingstuckduringtheride,whichcancausethequickreleasetoopenand
causethewheeltoreleaseunintentionallyfromthefork.
•Furthermoremakesurethatthefrontforkdoesnotinterferewiththequick
releaselever.Ifthefrontforkobstructsthequickreleaseleversothatthewheel
cannotbesecuredproperly,thewheelmayfalloffthebicycleduringridingand
seriousinjurymayoccurasaresult.