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Trek recalls Super Commuter+ electric bicycles

The front wheel may detach from the bicycle, posing a fall hazard

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Trek Bicycle Corporation of Waterloo, Wis., is recalling about 2,840 Trek Super Commuter+ 8S electric bicycles.

The front fender bolt can unthread causing the wheel to detach from the bicycle, posing a fall hazard.

The firm has received two reports of the wrong bolt being installed to secure the front fender to the fork crown. One injury -- a vertebrae fracture -- has been reported.

The bikes, manufactured in China, were sold at independent bicycle stores nationwide and online at www.trekbikes.com and other websites from June 2017, through June 2019, for about $5,200.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle and take it to a Trek retailer for a free inspection and repair.

Consumers may contact Trek at (800) 373-4594 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday, or online at www.trekbikes.com and click on Safety & Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

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