13 Bicycle Manufacturers Recall Nearly 1.3 Million Bicycles in the United States due to Front Disc Brake Defect

Thirteen bicycle manufacturers have recalled nearly 1.3 million bicycles equipped with front disc brakes and quick-release levers on the front wheel hub in the U.S.  These bicycles were manufactured from 1998 to 2015.  Below is a list of the manufacturers, brand and the affected years of the bicycles being recalled: Company  Brand  Model Year(s)   Web [...]

By | October 1st, 2015|Bicycle Defects|Comments Off on 13 Bicycle Manufacturers Recall Nearly 1.3 Million Bicycles in the United States due to Front Disc Brake Defect

Trek Bicycle Recalls 900,000 Bicycles due to Lever Defect

Trek Bicycle, based in Waterloo, Wisconsin, will recall 900,000 bicycles equipped with front disc brakes because of a defect in the front quick release lever that opens past 180 degrees.  When the front quick release lever is left open or improperly adjusted, the quick release can come into contact with the front disc brake assembly, [...]

By | April 23rd, 2015|Bicycle Defects, Trek Bicycle lever|Comments Off on Trek Bicycle Recalls 900,000 Bicycles due to Lever Defect