WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — https://cpsc.gov/Recalls/2020/Trek-Recalls-Super-Commuter-Electric-Bicycles-Due-to-Fall-Hazard
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.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle and take it to a Trek retailer for a free inspection and repair.
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.
Units: About 2,840
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