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

Trek has received reports of loose front brake attachment bolts in model year 2013 Madone bikes, including some custom-made Madones.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: December 12, 2013
Recall number: 14-055
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  • Trek Madone 5.2

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    Trek Madone 5.2

  • Trek Madone 5.9

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    Trek Madone 5.9

  • Trek Madone 6.2

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    Trek Madone 6.2

  • Trek Madone 6.5

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    Trek Madone 6.5

  • Trek Madone 7.7

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    Trek Madone 7.7

  • Trek Madone 7.9

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    Trek Madone 7.9

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Trek model year 2013 Madone bicycles

Hazard:

The bicycle’s front brake can fail, posing a crash hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Trek at (800) 373-4594 from 8 a.m. through 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.trekbikes.com and click on Safety and Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information. 

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Recall Details

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 5.2

  • Trek Madone 5.9

  • Trek Madone 6.2

  • Trek Madone 6.5

  • Trek Madone 7.7

  • Trek Madone 7.9