Product Recall Alert

Shimano Recalls PRO Vibe Alloy Stems for Road Bicycles Due to Crash and Injury Hazards

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.

View The Official CPSC Recall Notice

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.

Incidents/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.

Recalled Bicycle stem for road bicycles

Name of Product: Shimano PRO Vibe Alloy stems for road bicycles

Recall Date: May 18, 2023

Recall Number: 23-757

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.

Sold At: Bicycle stores nationwide and online at Backcountry.com from May 2020 through June 2022 for about $130.

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.

Units: About 400 (In addition, about 90 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Directions and Contact

What Do I Do if My Product is Recalled?

Shimano North America Bicycle at 800-423-2420 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday PT, email at bikeservice@shimano.com 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.

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