Which bikes are affected?
Trek 720 Disc bicycles and wheelsets
This recall involves the model year 2015 – 2017 of the Trek model 720 Disc bicycles and Bontrager Approved TLR disc 700C 24H Front and Rear Wheels with silver spokes. Trek’s model 720 Disc has a lightweight aluminum frame and vibration-damping carbon fork. The bicycle models were sold in 49 through 61 cm frame sizes. The aftermarket wheels are marked “Bontrager TLR” on the rim and will have 24 silver spokes.
Last year Trek has received reports of 10 incidents where either the wheel spoke contacted the bike’s brake caliper or the spokes broke at the hub. There has been one reported injury involving a broken vertebra.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and wheelsets and return the bicycles to a Trek retailer for a free inspection and free replacement wheels.
Consumer Contact: Trek at 800-373-4594 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.trekbikes.com and click on Safety & Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.