The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s searchable online product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.
Hazard: An open quick release lever on the bicycle’s front wheel hub can touch the front disc brake assembly, causing the front wheel to stop suddenly or fall off the bicycle.
Description: Recalled are all models of Trek bicycles from 2000 through 2015 equipped with front disc brakes with a black or silver quick release lever on the front wheel hub that opens far enough to contact the disc brake. Bicycles with front quick release levers that do not open a full 180 degrees from the closed position are not recalled.
Sold at: Bicycle stores nationwide from September 1999 through April 2015 for $480 to $1,650.
Remedy: Contact an authorized Trek retailer for installation of a new quick release on the front wheel. Trek will give a $20 coupon that can be used by Dec. 31 toward any Bontrager merchandise.
Contact: Call 800-373-4594 or visit www.trekbikes.com/us/en/company/legal_policies/safety_recalls/.