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Recall - Trek Madone Bicycles

Web posted on January 08, 2014

This recall involves certain model year 2013 Trek Madone bicycles, including Women's Specific Design 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. All colours are affected. Not every bicycle of the affected models is affected.

A list of all affected bicycle serial numbers included in this recall can be found on the firm's website..

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.

A bolt in the front brake assembly may come loose causing the brake to fail, posing a crash hazard.

Trek has received five reports of loose front brake attachment bolts in the United States and none in Canada. No injuries have been reported. Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these bicycles.

The affected bicycles were manufactured in the United States, Germany, and Taiwan and distributed through Trek Bicycles Corporation, Waterloo, Wisconsin.

Approximately 530 bicycles were sold in Canada at various independent bicycle retailers. The recalled bicycles were sold from approximately July 2012 to December 2013.

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

For more information, consumers may contact Trek directly at 1-800-373-4594 Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CST or visit the firm's website.

For more information on this or other Health Canada consumer product advisories, warnings, and recalls, visit the website at

To report consumer product incidents to Health Canada, visit the website for reporting instructions.

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