Dear Valued SRAM Partner, SRAM has learned that some SRAM Force front road brakes may have faulty titanium mounting bolts. This issue has since been corrected, and does not affect ALL Force front brake pivot bolts. SRAM will replace any Force front brake assemblies produced within the specified time frame noted below. Do not use bicycle until front Force brake caliper has been replaced. PRODUCT AFFECTED SRAM Force Road Brake Caliper - Front only SRAM Force Rear, Rival Front & Rear - Not Affected FAILURE Fracture of mounting bolt when installed onto fork. Mounting bolt can fail causing front caliper to detach from fork. If this occurs while riding, rider may lose control of bicycle. CAUSE Incorrect grain structure of titanium raw material. DATE CODES/RANGE AFFECTED (date code on back of brake caliper will be one of the following) No Date Code (early production may not include a date code) Original date code formula: ≤ 15SEP06 (up to, and including, 15SEP06) Current date code formula: 35T6XXXXXXX - 39T6XXXXXXX (first two digits indicate week of production, 2006) CORRECTIVE ACTION Replace complete front Force brake caliper assembly (the mounting bolt is not replaceable).