Trek Bicycle Corporation recalls road bikes and bicycle handlebars/stems due to fall and crash hazard


Product Name:

Trek’s 2022 model year Speed ​​Concept SLR bikes and 2021-2022 Emonda SLR bikes and MY 2020-2021-2022 aftermarket Bontrager Aeolus RSL VR-C handlebars/stems


The bicycle’s carbon handlebar can crack, posing the risk of falling and accidents.

Reminder date:

August 25, 2022


About 3,200 bikes/900 spare handlebar stems (plus approximately 530 bikes/115 spare handlebars/stems in Canada)

Recall Details

The description:

This recall involves carbon fiber handlebars installed on MY 22 Speed ​​Concept SLR bicycles and Bontrager Aeolus RSL VR-C handlebars/stems installed on MY 21 and MY 22 Emonda SLR bicycles and distributed in the aftermarket under the same name. Trek is printed on the frame of the bike. The following model year bikes are included in this recall:

Model year



SLR 9 speed concept

SLR 9 eTap Speed ​​Concept

SLR 7 speed concept

SLR 7 eTap Speed ​​Concept

SLR 6 eTap Speed ​​Concept

Recalled item

(All 2022 Speed ​​Concept and P1 colorways are affected.)


Emonda SLR 6

Emonda SLR 6 eTap

Emonda SLR 7

Emonda SLR 7 eTap

Emonda SLR 8

Emonda SLR 9

Emonda SLR 9 eTap

Recalled item

(All MY21-22 Emonda SLR stock and P1 colorways are affected.)


Emonda SLR 6 eTap

Emonda SLR 7

Emonda SLR 7 eTap

Emonda SLR 9

Emonda SLR 9 eTap




Bontrager Aeolus RSL VR-C handlebar/stem

Recalled item


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and handlebars/stems and contact their local authorized Trek dealer for free repair.


Trek has received 37 reports of broken carbon handlebars, including one injury report involving scrapes and bruises.

Sold to :

Bike stores nationwide and online at and other online retailers from May 2020 through June 2022 for between $8,800 and $13,500 for Speed ​​Concept SLR models; from around $6,700 to $13,000 for the Emonda SLR models and around $680 for the Bontrager Aeolus RSL VR-C handlebar/stem sold separately.


Trek Bicycle Corporation, Waterloo, Wis.

Made in :

Taiwan, Germany and the United States (bicycles) and China (handlebars)

accelerated marking

This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, as part of the CPSC’s expedited recall process. Expedited recalls are initiated by companies, who agree to work with the CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.


The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is responsible for protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.

Federal law prohibits anyone from selling products that are the subject of a Commission-ordered recall or a voluntary recall initiated in consultation with the CPSC.

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