Trek recalling about 10,000 Bontrager flat pedals

By Stephen Frothingham

WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle is recalling about 10,000 Bontrager Lin Pro flat pedal because the pedal spindles can break.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Trek has received five reports from consumers of broken spindles. No injuries have been reported.

The recall involves all Bontrager Line Pro flat bicycle pedals. They are aluminum-body pedals that come in orange or black. “Line Pro” and “Bontrager” are printed on the body of the pedal.

Trek is recalling about 9,630 pairs in the U.S. and about 600 pairs in Canada.

Consumers can contact Trek at 800-373-4594 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.trekbikes.com.

Consumers can take the pedals to a Trek retailer for a free repair. According to Trek, Trek retailers have been notified and replacement spindles are available immediately. In addition to free replacement spindles, all customers who return a pair of Bontrager Line Pro flat pedals for repair will be issued an in-store credit of $20 good towards any Trek or Bontrager merchandise. The credit is valid through December 31, 2018 and has no cash value.

The pedals were sold from April 2016 through June 2018 for about $100. According …read more

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