Trek Recalls Madone Bicycles Due to Crash Hazard; Front Brake Can Fail
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Trek model year 2013 Madone bicycles
Hazard: The bicycle’s front brake can fail, posing a crash hazard.
Consumer Contact: Trek at (800) 373-4594 from 8 a.m. through 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.trekbikes.com and click on Safety and Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.
Description: This recall involves model year 2013 Trek Madone bicycles with model numbers 5.2, 5.9, 6.2, 6.5, 7.7 or 7.9, and serial numbers starting with WTU and ending with G or H. A list of all serial numbers included in the recall is at www.trekbikes.com. Some of the recalled models are custom-ordered Project One Madones. The model number is printed on the bicycle frame. The serial number is printed on a sticker underneath the frame of the bicycle. The bicycles were sold in a variety of colors.
Incidents/Injuries: Trek has received five reports of loose front brake attachment bolts. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and take the bicycles to a Trek dealer for a free replacement front brake system.
Sold at: Bicycle stores nationwide from July 2012 through December 2013 for between $3,400 and $6,300, and for custom models between $4,000 and $15,000.
Importer/Distributor: Trek Bicycles Corp., of Waterloo, Wis.
Manufactured in: Taiwan, United States and Germany