Description: This recall involves PRO Vibe Stem (Alloy) model black bicycle stems for road bicycles. The PRO Vibe stems were sold separately and installed by bicycle stores. The recalled stems have a silver 'V' logo on the faceplate of the stem and the forward-facing mounting bolts. [Learn More]
About 400 (In addition, about 90 were sold in Canada) units were affected by this recall.
Shimano Recalls PRO Vibe Alloy Stems for Road Bicycles Due to Crash and Injury Hazards (Recall Alert)
Recalled Bicycle stem for road bicycles.
Shimano PRO Vibe Alloy stems for road bicycles Recall Information
|Country of Origin||Taiwan|
|Hazard||The recalled bicycle stems can crack and break while in use and cause the rider to lose control, posing a risk of injury to the user in a crash.|
|Injuries||The firm has received two reports of the recalled bicycle stems cracking in the U.S. No injuries have been reported in the United States.|
|Remedy||Consumers should immediately stop using bicycles with PRO Vibe alloy handlebar stems and take them to the place where purchased or a Shimano authorized retailer to determine if the stem on their bike is included in the recall and for a free replacement stem and free installation.|
|Contact||Shimano North America Bicycle at 800-423-2420 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday PT, email at [email protected] or online at https://www.pro-bikegear.com/us/news/ or bike.shimano.com and click on 'Recalls' or 'News and updates' for more information.|