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Shimano Recalls PRO Vibe Alloy Stems for Road Bicycles Due to Crash and Injury Hazards (Recall Alert)

  • Recalled Bicycle stem for road bicycles
Name of Product:
Shimano PRO Vibe Alloy stems for road bicycles

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.

Recall Date:
May 18, 2023

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

Consumer Contact

Shimano North America Bicycle at 800-423-2420 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday PT, email at or online at or and click on ‘Recalls’ or ‘News and updates’ for more information.

Recall Details


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.


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.


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.

Sold At:
Bicycle stores nationwide and online at from May 2020 through June 2022 for about $130.
Shimano Europe B.V., of the Netherlands

Shimano North America Bicycle Inc., of Irvine, California

Shimano North America Bicycle Inc., of Irvine, California
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Recall number:
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