Catrike has announced that they have received reports of possible alloy spindle failures under load. They advise all owners of 2013 Catrikes to stop riding until visual inspections can be made.
If you own a 2013 Catrike, look for any sign of a gap between the headtube and the spindle body as shown in the following images:
If you do see a gap, stop riding your Catrike immediately and contact your dealer or Catrike directly at (407) 999-0200 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Replacement spindles are available and have shipped to dealers, so you will want to arrange for spindle replacement if your Catrike is affected.
Catrike has identified the following serial numbered trikes for spindle replacement. If your serial number matches, contact your dealer to schedule replacement.
Catrike 700: CT71014 through CT71250
Catrike Expedition: CTE2996 through CTE3360
Catrike Road: CTR1978 through CTR2078
Catrike Trail: CTT1861 through CTT2027
Catrike Villager: CTV2201 through CTV2539
Catrike Pocket: CTP1072 through CTP1165
To determine your serial number, look for the serial label on the underside of your trike.