Salsa Cycles has announced a voluntary recall of Salsa Handlebar Stems because the stems can crack or break, posing a fall hazard to the rider. For details and models numbers go here. The recalled handlebar stems were sold at bicycle retailers and websites from April 2010 through October 2010 for about $65.
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. 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 the firm's website.
Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.