Trek Recalls Super Commuter+ Electric Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

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WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/https://cpsc.gov/Recalls/2020/Trek-Recalls-Super-Commuter-Electric-Bicycles-Due-to-Fall-Hazard

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Trek Super Commuter+ 8S

Hazard: The front fender bolt can unthread causing the wheel to detach from the bicycle, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

Remedy: Repair

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle and take it to a Trek retailer for a free inspection and repair.

Consumer Contact:

Trek at 800-373-4594 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.trekbikes.com and click on Safety & Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 2,840

Description:

This recall involves all model year 2017, 2018, and 2019 Trek Super Commuter+ 8S electric bicycles. “Trek” is printed on the bicycle's downtube and the bike has an integrated battery and motor. The bikes were sold in the following color and sizes: Viper Red with black decals, sizes 45/S through 60/XL.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two reports of the wrong bolt being installed to secure the front fender to the fork crown. One injury has been reported, resulting in a vertebrae fracture.

Sold At: Independent bicycle stores nationwide and online at www.trekbikes.com and other websites from June 2017 through June 2019 for about $5,200.

Importer: Trek Bicycle Corporation, of Waterloo, Wis.

Manufactured in: China

Recall Number: 20-035

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Web Site: http://www.cpsc.gov

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