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Trek Recalls Kickster Bikes Due to Fall Hazard
August 12, 2019

Name of product: Trek Kickster

Hazard: The steer tube clamp on the bike can break, posing a fall hazard to children.

Remedy: Repair

Recall date: July 24, 2019

Units: About 11,560 (In addition, 1,800 were sold in Canada)

Description: This recall involves all model year 2013 through 2019 Trek Kicksters. The bikes are made for toddlers who are learning how to ride a two wheeler. The kicksters do not have pedals so children can focus on balancing. They come in black, blue, red and pink and “TREK” is written on the crossbar.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled bikes away from children and take it to a Trek retailer for a free repair.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 11 reports of broken steer tube clamps, including one injury with minor scrapes and bruising

Sold At: Independent bicycle stores nationwide and online at www.trekbikes.com and other online retailers from August 2012 through April 2019 for about $170.

Manufacturer(s): Lee Chi Enterprises Co., of Taiwan

Importer(s): Trek Bicycle Corporation, of Waterloo, Wis.

Distributor(s): Trek Bicycle Corporation, of Waterloo, Wis.

Manufactured In: Taiwan

Recall number: 19-173

Source: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Trek-Recalls-Kickster-Bikes-Due-to-Fall-Hazard

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