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Trek Recalls Super Commuter+ Electric Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

  • Recalled 2017, 2018, 2019 Super Commuter+ 8S
Name of Product:
Trek Super Commuter+ 8S
Hazard:

The front fender can fall onto the front wheel and stop the bicycle suddenly, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
December 06, 2019
Units:
About 2,840
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.

Recall Details

Description:

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.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle and take it to a Trek retailer for a free inspection and repair.

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.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Trek Bicycle Corporation, of Waterloo, Wis.

Recall number:
20-035
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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