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Trek Recalls Madone Bicycles

  • Trek Madone 5.2
  • Trek Madone 5.9
  • Trek Madone 6.2
  • Trek Madone 6.5
  • Trek Madone 7.7
  • Trek Madone 7.9
Name of Product:
Trek model year 2013 Madone bicycles
Hazard:
The bicycle's front brake can fail, posing a crash hazard.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
December 12, 2013
Units:
6,800
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. 

Recall Details

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.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and take the bicycles to a Trek dealer for a free replacement front brake system. 

Incidents/Injuries:

Trek has received five reports of loose front brake attachment bolts. No injuries have been reported.

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:

Trek Bicycles Corp., of Waterloo, Wis.

Importer

Trek Bicycles Corp., of Waterloo, Wis.

Manufactured In:
Taiwan, United States and Germany
Recall number:
14-055
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