Recall date: January 4, 2011
Recall number: 11-083

Recall Summary

Hazard:
"The handlebar stems can crack or break, posing a fall hazard to the rider."
Remedy:
RefundReplace

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
"About 6,500 units"
Description:

The handlebar stems can crack or break.

Description:
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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.

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

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Manufactured In:
Taiwan