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BMC Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

  • 2018 TM01
  • 2018 TM01
  • 2018 TM01
  • 2018 TM01
  • 2017 TM01
  • 2017 TM01
Name of Product:
Timemachine 01 bicycles

Variations in tire dimension, tire pressure, head set play and ride load, can result in insufficient space between the front wheel and downtube, posing a fall hazard.

Recall Date:
August 01, 2018
About 430
Consumer Contact

BMC toll-free at 888-262-7755 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email at or online at and click on the recall on the home page for more information.

Recall Details


This recall involves all model year 2017 and 2018 Timemachine 01 bicycles and model year 2018 Timemachine 01 framesets. The product is a road bike for triathlons and time trials. BMC is printed on the downtube. Timemachine 01 is printed in glossy black letters on the flat black top tube. The bikes were sold in red, yellow and black.



Model Year

Model Description


   Timemachine 01 ONE


   Timemachine 01 TWO


   Timemachine 01 THREE


   Timemachine 01 Frameset


   Timemachine 01 Red e-tap


   Timemachine 01 Ultegra Di2


Consumers should immediately stop riding the recalled bikes and contact their local BMC authorized dealer for a free inspection and, if needed, a free replacement fork.  Until the replacement forks are available in September/October 2018, the firm is providing consumers with a free 23C replacement tire, if needed, to ensure adequate clearance.


The firm has received four reports of fall incidents in the U.S., including one report of a broken finger.

Sold At:
Authorized BMC bicycle dealers nationwide from September 2016 through June 2018 for between $7,000 and $13,000.
BMC Switzerland AG, of Switzerland

BMC USA Corp., of San Diego, Calif.

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