Consumer product recall

Shimano PRO Vibe Bicycle Stem recalled due to injury hazard

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Shimano PRO Vibe Bicycle Stem
Consumer products - Injury hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using bicycles with PRO Vibe alloy handlebar stems and take them to an authorized retailer to determine if the stem is subject to the recall.

Affected products

This recall involves Shimano PRO Vibe bicycle stems. The stems can be identified by its black coloured alloy with a prominent silver “V” branding on the faceplate of the stem. The stem has forward facing mounting bolts.

Models with bolt heads at the front of the faceplate are not subject to this recall.


The stems may form cracks and break over time causing the rider to lose control and fall, posing a risk of injury.

As of April 21, 2023, the company has received no reports of incidents in Canada, and no reports of injuries. In the United States, the company has received 2 reports of incidents and no reports of injuries.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using bicycles with this stem and bring the bicycle to an authorized retailer to determine if the stem is subject to this recall. Recalled stems will be replaced free of charge.

For more information, consumers can contact Shimano by telephone toll-free at 1-877-377-5211, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (EST) Monday to Friday, or visit the PRO Bikegear website.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Shimano North America Holding.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.

Additional information


Number Sold

The company reported that 90 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and 400 were sold in the United States.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from May 2020 to December 2021.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in Taiwan.

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Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Consumer products - Sports and fitness


Shimano North America Holding






Shimano Europe B.V.

Eindhover AG


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