Consumer product recall

Trek Carbon Handlebars/Stems and Bicycles Recalled due to a Fall Hazard

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Last updated

Summary

Product
Trek MY22 Speed Concept SLR bicycles, Trek MY21-MY22 Emonda SLR bicycles, and Bontrager Aeolus RSL VR-C handlebar/stems
Issue
Consumer products - Fall hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the bicycles and aftermarket handlebar/stem and contact your local authorized Trek retailer to arrange for a free repair.

Affected products

This recall involves carbon fiber base bars installed on MY22 Speed Concept SLR bicycles and Bontrager Aeolus RSL VR-C handlebars/stems installed on MY21 and MY22 Emonda SLR bicycles and sold separately in the aftermarket as a one-piece product under the same name.

The following products are included in this recall:
Product Model Numbers

MY22 Speed Concept SLR

SLR 9

SLR 9 eTap

SLR 7

SLR 7 eTap

SLR 6 eTap

MY21 Emonda SLR

SLR 6

SLR 6 eTap

SLR 7

SLR 7 eTap

SLR 8

SLR 9

SLR 9 eTap

MY22 Emonda SLR

SLR 6 eTap

SLR 7

SLR 7 eTap

SLR 9

SLR 9 eTap

Bontrager Aeolus RSL VR-C Handlebar/Stem

Model years 2020, 2021 and 2022

 

Issue

The carbon bar may break during use, posing risk of fall hazard.

As of August 17, 2022, the company has received one report of incident in Canada relating to the Aeolus handlebar/stem, resulting in a concussion, stitches, and a dental injury. In the United States, the company has received five reports of incident relating to the Speed Concept, and 32 claims relating to the Aelous handlebar/stem. 

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products. Consumers should contact their local authorized Trek retailer to arrange for a free repair. If consumers have any questions, they can bring their bicycle to a retailer to determine if they have a recalled product.

For more information, consumers can contact Trek Bicycle Canada by telephone toll-free at 1-800-373-4594, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CT, or visit their website.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (https://www.cpsc.gov/recalls/2022/trek-bicycle-corporation-recalls-road-bikes-and-bicycle-handlebar-stems-due-to-fall-and-crash-hazards) (US CPSC) and Trek Bicycle Canada ULC.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.

Additional information

Background

Number Sold

The company reported that 64 units of the Trek MY22 Speed Concept Bicycle, 471 units of the Trek MY21 and MY22 Emonda SLR Bicycle, and 115 units of the Bontrager Aeolus RSL VR-C Handlebar/Stem were sold in Canada. The company reported that 3200 units of the Trek MY22 Speed Concept Bicycle and the MY21 and MY22 Emonda SLR Bicycle, and 900 units of the Bontrager Aeolus RSL VR-C Handlebar/Stem were sold in the United States.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from June 2020 to June 2022.

Place of Origin

Trek MY22 Speed Concept SLR bicycles and MY21-MY22 Emonda SLR bicycles were manufactured in Taiwan, Germany, and the United States.

The Bontrager Aeolus RSL VR-C Handlebar/Stem was manufactured in China.

Details
Original published date: 2022-08-25
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer product - Sports and fitness
Companies

 

Importer

Trek Bicycle Canada ULC
Toronto
Ontario
CANADA

Manufacturer

Trek MY22 Speed Concept SLR bicycles
and MY21-MY22 Emonda SLR bicycles:

Giant Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
Taichung City

TAIWAN

Diamant Fahrradwerke GmbH
Hartmannsdorf

GERMANY

Trek Bicycle Corporation
Waterloo

Wisconsin 
UNITED STATES

Manufacturer

Bontrager Aeolus RSL VR-C Handlebar/Stem:

Quest Composite Technology Corporation
Dongguan City
CHINA

 

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-64494