A number of model year 2000 through 2015 Trek bicycles were made with a quick-release lever that opens past 180°. If the quick release is improperly adjusted or left open, the quick release lever can become caught in the front wheel disc. If this happens, the front wheel could separate or come to a sudden stop and the rider could lose control of the bicycle.
This recall affects disc-brake equipped bikes only.
If you have a Trek bicycle that you think may be affected by this recall give us a call or stop in. If your bike needs this part replaced we can do for free it while you wait and give you a $20 coupon for Bontrager products.
It should be noted that while Trek is the only manufacture currently doing a recall this issue affects any bike with a disc brake. See http://www.outsideonline.com/1971526/why-trek-recalled-almost-1-million-bikes?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=facebookpost for a good description of the issue. While we can’t provide a free quick release replacement for brands other than Trek we are happy to inspect any bike and get you a safe front quick release if needed. Better safe than sorry!
You can find all the details from Trek here (including an informative video on how to properly use a quick release): http://www.thecrazyloon.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/15TK_QRRecall_WebNotice.pdf