Trek Recalls Madone Bicycles with Defective Brakes

Trek Recalls Madone Bicycles with Defective Brakes
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December 13, 2013

Trek is recalling approximately 6,800 Madone bicycles. The bicycle's front brake can fail, posing a crash hazard.

This recall involves model year 2013 Trek Madone bicycles with model numbers 5.2, 5.9, 6.2, 6.5, 7.7 or 7.9, and serial numbers starting with WTU and ending with G or H. Some of the recalled models are custom-ordered Project One Madones.

The model number is printed on the bicycle frame. The serial number is printed on a sticker underneath the frame of the bicycle. The bicycles were sold in a variety of colors.

The Trek Madone bicycles included in this recall were sold at bicycle stores nationwide from July 2012 through December 2013.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and take the bicycles to a Trek dealer for a free replacement front brake system.

For more on this recall, contact Trek toll-free at 800-373-4594.