Some 998,000 Trek bikes, many of which are in the U.S., are being recalled due to a mechanical problem that was linked to three injuries, one of which became a serious disability, Tech Times stated on April 22.
Trek Bicycle Corporation decided to issue the recall after confirming that two people suffered face injuries and another individual became completely paralyzed. The recall affects all the bikes with model years from year 2000 to 2015 that have front quick-release lever and disc brakes. Trek explained that in some situations, the front wheel release lever may swing and become caught with the disc brake, leading to a crash. Trek bike owners who are unsure if their bikes are affected are advised to bring their bikes to local bike stores for a free inspection. Trek bike dealers will replace the front quick-release lever of the affected bikes for free.
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