The bicycle’s carbon handlebars can crack, posing fall and crash hazards
This recall involves carbon fiber handlebars installed on MY 22 Speed Concept SLR bicycles and Bontrager Aeolus RSL VR-C handlebar/stems installed on MY 21 and MY 22 Emonda SLR bicycles and distributed in the aftermarket under the same name. Trek is printed on the bicycle’s frame. The following model year bikes are included in this recall:
Trek Speed Concept SLR Models Affected:
- Speed Concept SLR 9 (2022)
- Speed Concept SLR 9 eTap (2022)
- Speed Concept SLR 7 (2022)
- Speed Concept SLR 7 eTap (2022)
- Speed Concept SLR 6 eTap (2022)
Note: All 2022 Speed Concept stock & P1 colorways are affected.
Trek Emonda SLR Series Affected:
- Emonda SLR 6 (2021)
- Emonda SLR 6 eTap (2021 & 2022)
- Emonda SLR 7 (2021 & 2022)
- Emonda SLR 7 eTap (2021 & 2022)
- Emonda SLR 8 (2021)
- Emonda SLR 9 (2021 & 2022)
- Emonda SLR 9 eTap (2021 & 2022)
Note: All MY21-22 Emonda SLR stock & P1 colorways are affected
Trek Bontrager Aeolus RSL VR-C handlebar/stem affected:
- Bontrager Aeolus RSL VR-C handlebar/stem (2020, 2021 & 2022)
Name of Product: Trek Model Year 2022 Speed Concept SLR and MY 2021-2022 Emonda SLR bicycles and MY 2020-2021-2022 aftermarket Bontrager Aeolus RSL VR-C handlebar/stems
Recall Date: August 25, 2022
Recall Number: 22-209
Hazard: The bicycle’s carbon handlebars can crack, posing fall and crash hazards.
Sold At: Bicycle stores nationwide and online at trekbikes.com and other online retailers from May 2020 through June 2022 for between $8,800 and $13,500 for Speed Concept SLR models; from about $6,700 to $13,000 for Emonda SLR models and about $680 for the Bontrager Aeolus RSL VR-C handlebar/stem sold separately.
Units: About 3,200 bicycles/900 aftermarket handlebar stems (In addition, about 530 bicycles/115 aftermarket handlebar/stems in Canada)
Consumer Directions and Contact
What Do I Do if My Product is Recalled?
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bikes and aftermarket handlebar/stems and contact their local authorized Trek retailer for a free repair.
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