Trek and Huffy Recalls MY 2015 and 2014 Bikes
WASHINGTON, USA – Trek Bicycle Corporation issue a voluntary recall of the 9.8 Superfly FS SL, X1 and XT bicycles while Huffy faces problem with front disc brakes.
The Trek recall in the US involves the Taiwan made seatpost which can crack and break. This recall contains model year 2015 Trek 9.8 Superfly FS SL, X1 and XT bicycles equipped with Bontrager Approved Carbon seatposts. Recalled bicycles have a serial number ending in J or K. The serial number is located on the bottom of the bicycle frame. Superfly FS, X1 or XT is printed on the bicycle’s top tube.
Some 330 bicycle with this seatpost are sold in the US from September 2014 through July 2015 for about $5,300 for the FS SL and about $3,500 for the X1 and XT bicycles.
Huffy voluntarily recalls 460 China made bicycles equipped with front disc brakes to replace the quick release lever due to crash hazard. Huffy stated that; “an open quick release lever on the bicycle’s front wheel hub can come into contact with the front disc brake assembly, causing the front wheel to come to a sudden stop or separate from the bicycle, posing a risk of injury to the rider.”
The recalled products are all model year 2014 Huffy TR 745 and TR-S 740 bicycles with 27.5-inch wheels. All Huffy bikes are sold at: Walmart.com, Sears Puerto Rico and The Northwest Company (Cost U Less) from September 2014 through May 2015 for $250 to $370.