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Trek recalls Kickster balance bikes

Published July 25, 2019

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle is recalling about 11,560 of its Kickster balance bikes in the U.S., and 1,800 in Canada, because of concerns about the steer tube clamp, 

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The recall involves all model year 2013 through 2019 Trek Kicksters. The bikes are made for toddlers who are learning how to ride a two wheeler. They come in black, blue, red and pink and "TREK" is written on the crossbar.

 Owners of the bikes are being told to 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. Consumers should immediately take the recalled bikes away from children and take it to a Trek retailer for a free repair.

The firm has received 11 reports of broken steer tube clamps, including one injury with minor scrapes and bruising

The bikes were sold from August 2012 through April 2019 for about $170 and were made by Lee Chi Enterprises Co., of Taiwan.

 

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