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Trek Recalls Disc Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

  • Trek 720 Disc
  • Trek 720 Disc
  • Bontrager Approved TLR Disc 700C 24H Front Wheel
  • Bontrager Approved TLR Disc 700C 24H Rear Wheel
Name of Product:
Disc bicycles and wheel sets
危险:

The front brake caliper of the disc bicycles and wheel sets can come into contact with a broken spoke, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

补救:
Replace
Recall Date:
January 19, 2017
单位:
About 800 bicycles and 300 wheels (in addition, about 160 bicycles and 40 wheels were sold in Canada)
消费者联系

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. 

回收的详情

说明:

This recall involves model year 2015, 2016, and 2017 Trek model 720 Disc bicycles and Bontrager Approved TLR disc 700C 24H Front and Rear Wheels with silver spokes. Trek's model 720 Disc have a lightweight aluminum frame and vibration-damping carbon fork. The bicycle models were sold in 49 through 61 cm frame sizes. “Trek” is printed across the bicycle frame. The model number can be found on the down tube.  The aftermarket wheels are marked “Bontrager TLR” on the rim, and will have 24 silver spokes.

补救:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and wheel sets and return the bicycles to a Trek retailer for a free inspection and free replacement wheels.

事故/伤亡:

Trek has received reports of 10 incidents where either the wheel spoke contacted the bike’s brake caliper or the spokes broke at the hub. There has been one reported injury involving a broken vertebra.

Sold At

Bicycle stores nationwide from November 2014 through October 2016 for between $1,500 and $1,900 for bikes and March 2015 through November 2016 for aftermarket wheels for between $80 and $90.

产地:
China
Importer(s):

Trek Bicycle Corp., of Waterloo, Wis.

召回数量:
17-070
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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.

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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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