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Trek recalls Superfly mountain bikes

Waterloo, WI-based Trek Bicycle Corp. is recalling 330 of its Superfly brand of cross country mountain bikes because the carbon seat posts can break.

Trek and the Consumer Product Safety Commission are urging owners to stop using the bikes and contact dealers for a free replacement seat post. Trek says there have been two reports …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/08/27/trek-recalls-superfly-mountain-bikes/

Trek recalls nearly 1 million bikes with front disc brakes for faulty quick-releases

Bike maker Trek is recalling quick-release levers that, when not secured, can get tangled in front disc brakes.

The faulty quick-release lever design has caused at least three injury accidents. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission reported that one accident victim is now a quadriplegic.

The Waterloo, Wisc.-based bike maker urges anyone who owns a bike …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/04/21/trek-recalls-nearly-1-million-quick-release-levers-on-bikes-with-front-disk-brakes/

Trek and Scott recall 125,000 bikes with faulty suspension forks

Bike makers Trek and Scott USA issued a recall on 26 different 2011 – 2013 bike models earlier this week after realizing the SR Suntour suspension forks can break.

Trek received 28 reports of broken forks, leading to five injuries such as broken bones and bruises. Scott received one report of a broken fork.

The two …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/06/27/trek-and-scott-recall-125000-bikes-with-faulty-suspension-forks/

Trek recalls 2013 Madone bicycles

Trek is recalling 6,800 Madone bicycles because of a faulty bolt on the front brake quick release. The bolt can come loose, causing the cable clamp to come off and make the brake inoperable.

The Waterloo, Wisconsin-based company received 5 reports of loose brake bolts, but no injuries from falls.

The company and US Consumer …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/12/12/trek-recalls-2013-madone-bicycles/

Update: New Trek Domane “passes” eyelet test

Trek Domane

Trek Bikes chose Friday to roll out its new high performance road bike, the Domane, stealing the thunder from the relaunch of my blog.

This looks like a fine bike for anyone who races on rough roads, like the cobblestones in northern France. I don’t happen to know anyone like that, but those folks must be out there.

It’s supposed to be less shaky on rough roads because of “ISO speed” technology that allows the seat tube to pivot independently from the frame. My old Cannondale with the giant aluminum tubes used to beat me up it was so stiff; I fixed that by getting a bike with a steel frame and riding slightly wider tires.

When I first heard about the Domane, I immediately went to the Trek Bikes website to learn two things — the cost and the number of eyelets. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2012/03/30/new-trek-domane-fails-eyelet-test/