Trek Recalling Bicycles Due to Fall Hazards
Posted By Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC
recalls around 800 bicycles and 300 wheels due to fall hazards. The company reports
that caliper on the front brake can contact a broken spoke which can cause
the rider to fall. 2015, 2016, and 2017 model 720 Disc bicycles and Bontrager
Approved TLR Disc 700C 24H Front and Rear Wheels with silver spokes. The
bicycles were sold in two different frame sizes, 49 through 61 cm frame
sizes. “Trek” is on the bicycle frame, and the serial number
is printed on the down tube. The company has received ten incident reports
where the spoke of the wheel contacted the caliper, or the spokes broke
on the hub. One injury report involved a broken vertebra. The company
suggests consumers stop using the bicycle and return to a Trek retailer
for a free inspection and replacement wheels.
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