About 6,800 Trek model year 2013 Madone bicycles have been recalled by Trek Bicycles Corp., of Waterloo, Wis. 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. A list of all serial numbers included in the recall is at www.trekbikes.com. 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. Trek has received five reports of loose front brake attachment bolts. No injuries have been reported.
They were sold at bicycle stores nationwide from July 2012 through December 2013 for between $3,400 and $6,300, and for custom models between $4,000 and $15,000. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and take the bicycles to a Trek dealer for a free replacement front brake system. Contact Trek at 800-373-4594 from 8 a.m. through 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.trekbikes.com and click on Safety and Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information. Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Trek-Recalls-Madone-Bicycles/
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