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Friday, December 13, 2013

Trek Recalls Madone Bicycles Due to Crash Hazard; Front Brake Can Fail

Today's post was shared by U.S. CPSC and comes from www.cpsc.gov

Trek Madone 5.2
Trek Madone 5.2
Units
6,800
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.
Incidents/Injuries
Trek has received five reports of loose front brake attachment bolts. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and take the bicycles to a Trek dealer for a free replacement front brake system. 
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.
Distributor
Trek Bicycles Corp., of Waterloo, Wis.
Manufactured in
Taiwan, United States and Germany

Trek Madone 5.9
Trek Madone 6.2

Trek Madone 6.2
Trek Madone 6.5
Trek Madone 6.5
Trek Madone 7.7
Trek Madone 7.7
Trek Madone 7.9
Trek Madone 7.9
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