Salsa Cycles, in cooperation with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, has voluntarily issued this safety recall of their CroMoto S.U.L. bicycle handlebar stems. They can crack or break, posing a fall hazard to riders. Salsa Cycles has received one report of a break resulting in minor injuries.
This recall involves all Salsa Cycles CroMoto S.U.L. 25.4 and 26.0 threadless stems and all CroMoto S.U.L. 26.0 quill stems sold as individual units after April 1, 2010. The stems are black and have the word "Salsa" on them. They also have a hash mark on the inside of the stem handlebar clamp area (please see photos).
If you have this recalled stem, stop using it immediately and contact us to arrange for a free inspection and replacement or refund.