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Trek Recalls Kickster Bikes Due to Fall Hazard

  • 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 Trek Kickster
  • 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 Trek Kickster
  • 2018, 2019 Trek Kickster
  • 2018, 2019 Trek Kickster
Name of Product:
Trek Kickster

The steer tube clamp on the bike can break, posing a fall hazard to children.

Recall Date:
July 24, 2019
About 11,560 (In addition, 1,800 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

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

Recall Details


This recall involves all model year 2013 through 2019 Trek Kicksters. The bikes are made for toddlers who are learning how to ride a two wheeler. The kicksters do not have pedals so children can focus on balancing.  They come in black, blue, red and pink and “TREK” is written on the crossbar.


Consumers should immediately take the recalled bikes away from children and take it to a Trek retailer for a free repair.


The firm has received 11 reports of broken steer tube clamps, including one injury with minor scrapes and bruising

Sold At:
Independent bicycle stores nationwide and online at and other online retailers from August 2012 through April 2019 for about $170.
Lee Chi Enterprises Co., of Taiwan

Trek Bicycle Corporation, of Waterloo, Wis.

Trek Bicycle Corporation, of Waterloo, Wis.
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Recall number:
Fast Track Recall

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