Name of Product:
Trek Model Year 2022 Speed Concept SLR and MY 2021-2022 Emonda SLR bicycles and MY 2020-2021-2022 aftermarket Bontrager Aeolus RSL VR-C handlebar/stems
The bicycle’s carbon handlebars can crack, posing fall and crash hazards.
August 25, 2022
About 3,200 bicycles/900 aftermarket handlebar stems (In addition, about 530 bicycles/115 aftermarket handlebar/stems in Canada)
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. The following model year bikes are included in this recall:
|2022||Speed Concept SLR 9 Speed Concept SLR 9 eTap Speed Concept SLR 7 Speed Concept SLR 7 eTap Speed Concept SLR 6 eTap||(All 2022 Speed Concept stock & P1 colorways are affected.)|
|2021||Emonda SLR 6 Emonda SLR 6 eTap Emonda SLR 7 Emonda SLR 7 eTap Emonda SLR 8 Emonda SLR 9 Emonda SLR 9 eTap||(All MY21-22 Emonda SLR stock & P1 colorways are affected.)|
|2022||Emonda SLR 6 eTap Emonda SLR 7 Emonda SLR 7 eTap Emonda SLR 9 Emonda SLR 9 eTap|
|2020 2021 2022||Bontrager Aeolus RSL VR-C handlebar/stem|
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bikes and aftermarket handlebar/stems and contact their local authorized Trek retailer for a free repair.
Trek has received 37 reports of broken carbon handlebars, including one report of injury involving scrapes and bruises.
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.
Trek Bicycle Corporation, Waterloo, Wisconsin
Taiwan, Germany, and United States (bicycles) and China (handlebars)
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.
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.