|Office of Information and Public Affairs||Washington, DC 20207|
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 382-2453
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Importer: Trek Bicycle Corp., of Waterloo, Wisc.
Manufacturer: JD Components, of Taiwan
Hazard: The recalled bicycle's fork can lose alignment causing the front wheel to turn unexpectedly. This can cause the rider to lose control of the bicycle and crash.
Incidents/Injuries: There have been four reports of misaligned forks. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recall involves model year 2009 Trek 7300, 7300WSD, and 7500 bicycles. The model name is printed on the bicycle's frame. The bicycles have a suspension fork with the words "Bontrager SPA" printed on them.
Sold at: Trek bicycle dealers nationwide from August 2008 through April 2009 for between $640 and $940.
Manufactured in: China (the forks only)
Remedy: Consumers should stop riding the recalled bicycles immediately and contact their dealer to arrange for a free repair.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Trek at (800) 382-2453 between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Saturday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.trekbikes.com