Follow us:
  1. Home
  2. News
  3. Recalls

Shimano recalls bicycle helmets

The helmets do not comply with the federal safety standard

Photo source: CPSC
Shimano North America Holding of Irvine, Calif., is recalling about 4,200 Lazer bicycle helmets.

The helmets do not comply with the federal safety standard for bicycle helmets, posing a risk of head injury.

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

This recall involves Shimano’s Lazer-branded bicycle helmets, models Blade, Elle, Jade and Magma.

The helmets were sold in the following matte or glossy colors and color combinations: black, black and pink, blue, dark blue, grey and yellow, khaki and orange, titanium, red, yellow, and white.

Lazer is printed on the side of the helmet. Model LZB-08 is printed on a sticker inside the helmet.

Only helmets in the sizes below are included in the recall.

Model Name



XS and S







The helmets, manufactured in China, were sold at authorized Shimano bicycle dealers nationwide from January 2015, through April 2018, for between $100 and $125.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helmets and contact Shimano for instructions on how to receive a free replacement helmet.

Consumers may contact Shimano at (800) 423-2420 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (PT) Monday through Friday or online at and click on “Corrective Actions” at the bottom of the page for more information.

Take a Home Warranty Quiz

Get matched with an Accredited Partner

    Share your comments