This recall involves carbon fiber handlebars installed on MY 22 Speed Concept SLR bicycles and Bontrager Aeolus RSL VR-C handlebar/stems installed on MY 21 and MY 22 Emonda SLR bicycles and distributed in the aftermarket under the same name. Trek is printed on the bicycle’s frame.
Hazard: The bicycle’s carbon handlebars can crack, posing fall and crash hazards.
Consumer Contact: Trek at 800-373-4594 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/company/legal_policies/safety_recalls or www.trekbikes.com and click on Recalls for more information.
Recall Date: August 25, 2022
Units: About3,200 bicycles/900 aftermarket handlebar stems (In addition, about 530 bicycles/115 aftermarket handlebar/stems in Canada)
The following model year bikes are included in this recall:
|2022||Speed Concept SLR 9Speed Concept SLR 9 eTapSpeed Concept SLR 7Speed Concept SLR 7 eTapSpeed Concept SLR 6 eTap||(All 2022 Speed Concept stock & P1 colorways are affected.)|
Emonda SLR 6Emonda SLR 6 eTapEmonda SLR 7Emonda SLR 7 eTapEmonda SLR 8Emonda SLR 9Emonda SLR 9 eTap
|(All MY21-22 Emonda SLR stock & P1 colorways are affected.)|
|2022||Emonda SLR 6 eTapEmonda SLR 7Emonda SLR 7 eTapEmonda SLR 9Emonda SLR 9 eTap|
|202020212022||Bontrager Aeolus RSL VR-C handlebar/stem|
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bikes and aftermarket handlebar/stems and contact their local authorized Trek retailer for a free repair.
Incidents/Injuries: Trek has received 37 reports of broken carbon handlebars, including one report of injury involving scrapes and bruises.
Sold At: Bicycle stores nationwide and online at trekbikes.com and other online retailers from May 2020 through June 2022 for between $8,800 and $13,500 for Speed Concept SLR models; from about $6,700 to $13,000 for Emonda SLR models and about $680 for the Bontrager Aeolus RSL VR-C handlebar/stem sold separately.
Importer(s): Trek Bicycle Corporation, Waterloo, Wisconsin
Manufactured In: Taiwan, Germany and United States (bicycles) and China (handlebars)