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Trek recalls Super Commuter+ e-bikes over front fender bolt concerns

Published December 9, 2019

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Trek is recalling 2,840 of its 2017-2019 model Super Commuter+ 8S e-bikes because a front fender bolt can unthread causing the fender to fall into the front wheel. 

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Trek 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.

Consumers are being told to immediately stop using the recalled bicycle and take it to a Trek retailer for a free inspection and repair. Consumers can 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.

The 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 "Viper Red" with black decals, sizes 45/S through 60/XL.

The bikes were made in China and sold from June 2017 through June 2019 for about $5,200.

More information: CPSC recall notice | Trek recall notice

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