Trek Recalls Kickster Bikes Due to Fall Hazard:
Recall Date: July 24, 2019
Recall Number: 19-173
                                                                                                
Recall Summary
Name of product:
Trek Kickster
Hazard:

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

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