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Easton EA 30 Stem


Easton has identified a potential safety issue involving the four bolt Easton EA 30 stem. The stem in question can crack and eventually break during use, therefore Easton is voluntarily recalling all of the 2007, 2008 and 2009 EA 30 stems affected.

Consumers should immediately stop using bicycles equipped with the recalled stems and contact either their authorized Easton dealer or Easton directly to receive a free replacement. Recalled stems will be replaced with a new Easton stem. All labor charges associated with this recall will be covered by Easton.

Although the stem in question has passed all of the industry tests, this particular issue was not uncovered during those tests. As a result of these findings and Easton’s commitment to produce the safest product possible, we are recalling the affected stems and replacing them with new stems which are subject to even more stringent quality controls.

The EA 30 stems in question have been sold as individually packaged pieces and equipped on bicycle brands.

This recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

How do you recognize an EA 30 stem for exchange?

All four bolt EA 30 stems manufactured between January 2007 (marked A7) and August 2009 (marked H9) are subject to the recall.

Date Codes Subject to Recall:
A7, A8, A9, B7, B8, B9, C7, C8, C9, D7, D8, D9, E7, E8, E9, F7, F8, F9, G7, G8, G9, H7, H8, H9, I7, I8, J7, J8, K7, K8, L7, L8,


The production date will identify if the EA 30 stem is included in the recall. You will find a production code on the side of the clamp next to the lower clamping screw (see pictures). The production code is comprised of the calendar month (denoted by a letter A - L) and the year (denoted by a single digit). Please see the chart below for a complete listing of the markings required to identify the affected stem.


Identify your Easton Stem production date. If your is effected, stop using it and bring it to us for to be replaced.

If you are unable to visit this Authorized Easton Replacement Dealer or if you have questions, please contact Easton at 1-866-892-6059 (M-F, 8AM-5PM, CST) or


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