Salsa Cycles Recalls Handlebar Stems Due to Fall Hazard

The handlebar stems can crack or break.

Recall date: January 04, 2011
Recall number: 11-083
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  • THREADLESS HANDLEBAR STEM

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    THREADLESS HANDLEBAR STEM

  • QUILL HANDLEBAR STEM

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    QUILL HANDLEBAR STEM

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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Salsa Handlebar Stems

Hazard:

The handlebar stems can crack or break, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Quality Bicycle Products toll-free at (877) 774-6208 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit their website atwww.salsacromotostem.com

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Recall Details

Units

About 6,500 units

Description

This recall involves all CroMoto S.U.L. 25.4 and 26.0 threadless handlebar stems and all CroMoto S.U.L. 26.0 quill handlebar stems sold as individual aftermarket units after April 1, 2010. The handlebar stems are black and have the word "Salsa" painted on the extension. The recalled handlebar stems have a hash mark on the inside of the stem bar clamp area.

Incidents/Injuries

Salsa Cycles has received one report of a handlebar stem breaking that resulted in minor injuries.

Remedy

Consumers should stop riding bicycles containing these handlebar stems immediately and contact an authorized Salsa Bicycles dealer for a free inspection and a handlebar stem replacement or a full refund.

Sold at

Bicycle retailers and websites from April 2010 through October 2010 for about $65.

Importer(s)

Salsa Cycles, a subsidiary of Quality Bicycle Products, of Bloomington, Minn.

Manufactured in

Taiwan

  • THREADLESS HANDLEBAR STEM

  • QUILL HANDLEBAR STEM