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SR Suntour Fork Recall Announced By Trek And Scott: 125,000 Bikes Affected

June 26, 2014
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Recall Details

About 5,200 forks on Scott bicycles and about 120,000 forks on Trek bicycles
Description

This recall involves SR Suntour front forks on 13 models of Scott and 11 models of Trek 2011, 2012 and 2013 bicycles.

Recalled Scott bicycles have 700c wheels, disc brakes and one of the following Suntour front fork models: NEX or NCX. Bicycle model names and numbers are on the main frame of each bicycle in a location that varies by model. The model year can be identified by the color scheme of the bicycle frame. The fork’s model name is printed on the outer sides of the fork.

The following Scott bicycles with Suntour forks are being recalled:

Model Name(s) Model Year(s) and Color SR Suntour Fork
Sportster 10 Men 2011 (black/white/gold) NCX
Sportster 10 Solution 2011 (black/white/gold) NCX
Sportster 25 Men 2011 (white/brown/black) NCX
Sportster 25 Solution 2011 (white/red/orange) NCX
Sportster 30 Men 2011 (grey/white)2012 (white/black/grey/gold) NEX
Sportster 30 Solution 2011 (black/white/grey) NEX
Sportster 55 Lady 2011 (black/white/gold) 2012 (white/purple) NEX
Sportster 55 Men 2011 (black/white/orange) NEX
Sportster X30 Men 2013 (black/white/grey/red) NEX
Sportster X30 Solution 2013 (black/blue/grey) NEX
Sportster X40 Men 2013 (black/white/blue) NEX
Sportster X50 Men 2013 (grey/white/black) NEX
Sportster X50 Lady 2013 (white/grey) NEX

Recalled Trek bicycles have disc brakes and one of the following Suntour front fork models: NEX, NRX (with IS mounts), XCM (on bicycles with 29-inch wheels) or XCT (on bicycles with 29-inch wheels). Bicycle model names and numbers are on the top tube near the seat tube or near the head tube. Bicycles with a serial number ending in F, G or H should be taken to the dealer for inspection. The serial number is on the frame of the bicycle under the bottom bracket. The fork’s model name is printed on the outer sides of the fork.

The following Trek bicycles with Suntour forks are being recalled:

Model Name(s) Model Year(s) SR Suntour Fork
8.3 DS 2012 and 2013 NEX
8.4 DS 2012 and 2013 NRX
8.5 DS 2012 and 2013 NRX
8.6 DS 2013 NRX
Cali 2013 XCM
Marlin and Marlin SS 2011 XCT
Marlin 2012 and 2013 XCM
Marlin SS 2012 XCM
Montare 2011 NRX
Neko SL 2012 and 2013 NRX
Utopia 2011 NRX
Wahoo 2011 XCM
Wahoo 2012 and 2013 XCT

 

Incidents/Injuries

Scott has received one report of a broken SR Suntour fork. No injuries were reported. Trek has received 28 reports of broken forks. Five injuries have been reported, including minor bruises, a separated shoulder and broken bones.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles. Consumers with recalled Scott bicycles should take them to an authorized Scott dealer for a free repair of the NEX model or a free replacement lower fork for the NCX model. Consumers with recalled Trek bicycles should take them to an authorized Trek dealer for a free repair of NEX, XCM and XCT models or a free replacement of the NRX model.

Sold at

Bicycle stores nationwide from October 2010 to November 2013 for between $450 and $1,100 for Scott bicycles and from May 2010 to June 2014 for between $600 and $1,370 for Trek bicycles.

Importer

Scott USA Inc. of Ketchum, Idaho and Trek Bicycle Corp., of Waterloo, Wis.

Manufactured in

China and Taiwan

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