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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. 

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 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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