Trek Bicycle Corporation Recalls Road Bikes and Bicycle Handlebar/ Stems Due to Fall and Crash Hazards

Name of Product:

Trek Model Year 2022 Speed ​​Concept SLR and MY 2021-2022 Emonda SLR bicycles and MY 2020-2021-2022 aftermarket Bontrager Aeolus RSL VR-C handlebar/stems


The bicycle’s carbon handlebars can crack, posing fall and crash hazards.

Return Date:

August 25, 2022


About 3,200 bicycles/900 aftermarket handlebar stems (In addition, about 530 bicycles/115 aftermarket handlebar/stems in Canada)

Recall Details


This recall involves carbon fiber handlebars installed on MY 22 Speed ​​Concept SLR bicycles and Bontrager Aeolus RSL VR-C handlebar/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 bicycle’s frame. The following model year bikes are included in this recall:

Model Year



Speed ​​Concept SLR 9

Speed ​​Concept SLR 9 eTap

Speed ​​Concept SLR 7

Speed ​​Concept SLR 7 eTap

Speed ​​Concept SLR 6 eTap

Recalled Item

(All 2022 Speed ​​Concept stock & 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 & 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 bikes and aftermarket handlebar/stems and contact their local authorized Trek retailer for a free repair.


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

Sold At:

Bicycle 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 about $6,700 to $13,000 for Emonda SLR models and about $680 for the Bontrager Aeolus RSL VR-C handlebar/stem sold separately.


Trek Bicycle Corporation, Waterloo, Wisconsin

Manufactured In:

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


This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About the US CPSC

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with 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-related 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 any person from selling products subject to a Commission ordered recall or a voluntary recall undertaken in consultation with the CPSC.

For lifesaving information:

Report an unsafe product

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.