Note: Health Canada's press release is available here.

Bicycles Recalled by Trek Due to Fall Hazard

The bolt that secures the seat saddle clamp to the seat post can break.

Recall date: October 27, 2011
Recall number: 12-024
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  • 7.2 FX WSD

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    7.2 FX WSD

  • 7.2 FX

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    7.2 FX

  • 7.3 FX Disc WSD

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    7.3 FX Disc WSD

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    7.3 FX WSD

  • 7.3 FX Disc

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    7.3 FX Disc

  • 7.3 FX

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    7.3 FX

  • 7.4 FX WSD

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    7.4 FX WSD

  • 7.4 FX

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    7.4 FX

  • 7.5 FX Disc

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    7.5 FX Disc

  • 7.5 FX WSD

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    7.5 FX WSD

  • 7.5 FX

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    7.5 FX

  • Livestrong FX

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    Livestrong FX

  • Livestrong FX WSD

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    Livestrong FX WSD

  • 9th District

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    9th District

  • Livestrong District

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    Livestrong District

  • District

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    District

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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Trek 2012 FX and District bicycles

Hazard:

The bolt that secures the seat saddle clamp to the seat post can break posing a fall hazard.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Trek at 800-373-4594 between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the company's website at www.trekbikes.com

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

Units

About 27,000

Description

 The bicycles affected by this recall include the following models:

Model Year 2012: Trek 7.2 FX, 7.3 FX, 7.4 FX, AND 7.5 FX; District, and 9th District bicycle models: WSD, Livestrong and Disc models.
The model name is found on the bicycle's frame.

Consumers can determine the model year by looking at the SKU number stamped on the bottom bracket, which is found near the pedals. If the last two digits of the SKU are 12, the bicycle is a Model Year 2012 bicycle.

Incidents/Injuries

 Trek has received four reports of incidents with one injury involving a broken tooth and lip injury.

Remedy

Consumers should stop riding the bicycles immediately and contact an authorized Trek dealer for a free replacement bolt.

Sold at

Specialty bicycle retailers nationwide between May 2011 and September 2011 for between $550 and $1,100.

Importer(s)

Trek Bicycle Corporation, of Waterloo, Wisc.

Manufactured in

China

  • 7.2 FX WSD

  • 7.2 FX

  • 7.3 FX Disc WSD

  • 7.3 FX WSD

  • 7.3 FX Disc

  • 7.3 FX

  • 7.4 FX WSD

  • 7.4 FX

  • 7.5 FX Disc

  • 7.5 FX WSD

  • 7.5 FX

  • Livestrong FX

  • Livestrong FX WSD

  • 9th District

  • Livestrong District

  • District