1.5 Million Bikes Recalled; Faulty Quick Releases Blamed

Seventeen bike brands announce recall of affected disc brake bikes.

Last April, bikemaker Trek announced a gigantic recall of almost one million disc brake-equipped bikes due to a problem with quick release skewers that attached wheels to its bikes. Since the quick release in question was broadly used by a number of bike companies, the question was whether—and when—additional recalls would be announced.

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