Trek Recalls Super Commuter+ Electric Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

Name of Product: Trek Super Commuter+ 8S

Hazard: The front fender bolt can unthread causing the wheel to detach from the bicycle, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

Remedy: Repair

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

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

Units: About 2,840

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.

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.

Importer: Trek Bicycle Corporation, of Waterloo, Wis. 

Manufactured in: China

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