Trek Recalls Superfly Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard; Seatpost Can Crack and Break

The seatpost can crack and break, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

Recall date: August 26, 2015
Recall number: 15-224
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  • Trek Superfly FS SL

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    Trek Superfly FS SL

  • Trek Superfly X1

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    Trek Superfly X1

  • Trek Superfly XT

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    Trek Superfly XT

  • Bontrager carbon seatpost

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    Bontrager carbon seatpost

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Trek 9.8 Superfly FS SL, X1 and XT bicycles

Hazard:

The seatpost can crack and break, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

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.

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

Units

About 330

Description

This recall involves model year 2015 Trek 9.8 Superfly FS SL, X1 and XT bicycles equipped with Bontrager Approved Carbon seatposts.  Recalled bicycles have a serial number ending in J or K. The serial number is located on the bottom of the bicycle frame. Superfly FS, X1 or XT is printed on the bicycle’s top tube. Trek is printed on the frame downtube. “Bontrager Carbon” is printed on the seatpost.

Incidents/Injuries

Trek has received two incidents report involving the recalled bicycles. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact an authorized Trek retailer for a free replacement seatpost plus a $20 coupon toward any Bontrager merchandise. The coupon can be used through December 31, 2015.

Sold at

Bicycle stores nationwide from September 2014 through July 2015 for about $5,300 for the FS SL and about $3,500 for the X1 and XT bicycles.

Importer(s)

Trek Bicycle Corporation, of Waterloo, Wis.

Manufactured in

Taiwan

  • Trek Superfly FS SL

  • Trek Superfly X1

  • Trek Superfly XT

  • Bontrager carbon seatpost