Trek recalls more than 4,000 Farley fat bikes

2014 and 2015 Farley 6 models may have fork issues

Trek in conjunction with the US CPSC has issued a voluntary recall of all 2014 and 2015 Farley 6 fat bikes. The 2016 and 2017 Farley models are not affected by this recall.

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According to Trek, this recall was prompted by “an abnormality in the connection between the fork and steer tube.” This defect has the potential to cause a separation at the base of the crown and steerer, which could lead to serious accidents. To date, there have been no reports of injuries.

The 2014 Trek Farley 6
This recall applies to 4,635 Trek Farley 6 bikes sold globally. The Farley 6 models included in this recall were sold as complete bikes and as framesets.
The 2015 Trek Farley 6

Owners of these fat bikes should stop riding them immediately. To remedy this issue, authorized Trek dealers will install a replacement fork. Parts and labor are free to the owners.

To incentivize the replacement, Trek will also include a $100 coupon good towards any Trek or Bontrager product for every bike returned for service.

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Visit the Trek Bikes recall page for more information.