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BMC Recalls Bicycles and Framesets Due to Fall Hazard

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Name of Product:
Teammachine SLR01 DISC bicycles and framesets
Riesgo:

The fork steerer tube on the bicycles and framesets can crack or break during use, posing a fall hazard.

Remedio:
Replace
Recall Date:
December 19, 2019
Unidades:
About 840 (In addition, 94 were sold in Canada)
Contacto para los consumidores

BMC USA toll-free at 888-262-7755 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email at slr01inspection-US@BMC-Switzerland.com , or online at www.BMC-Switzerland.com/teammachinerecall or www.BMC-Switzerland.com and click on Support, then Recalls and Safety for more information.

Detalles del retiro

Descripción:

This recall involves all model year 2018 and 2019 Teammachine SLR01 DISC bicycles and framesets. The product is a performance road bike. BMC is printed on the downtube. The bikes and framesets were sold in red, green, grey, graphite, blue and aqua green. Recalled models contain serial numbers starting with 8R17 and 8R18, followed by one letter and a four-digit code, which is printed on the underside of the bottom bracket of the bicycle. Only bicycles and framesets with a FK6 fork require a replacement fork, which will be confirmed by BMC authorized dealers during the free inspection.

Model Year Model Name
2018 Teammachine SLR01 DISC Team
2018 Teammachine SLR01 DISC One
2018 Teammachine SLR01 DISC Two
2018 Teammachine SLR01 DISC Module Team Red
2018 Teammachine SLR01 DISC Module Carbon Green
2018 Teammachine SLR01 DISC Module Carbon Gray
2019 Teammachine SLR01 DISC Edition AXS (also called Ltd.)
2019 Teammachine SLR01 DISC One
2019 Teammachine SLR01 DISC Two
2019 Teammachine SLR01 DISC Three
2019 Teammachine SLR01 DISC Four
2019 Teammachine SLR01 DISC Frameset Module Race Grey
2019 Teammachine SLR01 DISC Frameset Module Steel Blue
2019 Teammachine SLR01 DISC Frameset Module Team Red
2019 Teammachine SLR01 DISC Frameset Module Aqua Green
2019 Teammachine SLR01 DISC Frameset Module Stealth (with Sticker Set)

 

Remedio:

Consumers should immediately stop using recalled bicycles and contact their local BMC authorized dealer for a free inspection and free replacement fork.

Incidentes/Lesiones:

BMC has received four reports of the fork steerer tube breaking while in use, with one consumer experiencing a shoulder injury that required hospitalization and surgery, and the other consumer reporting minor scratches and bruising

Sold At

Authorized BMC bicycle dealers and bicycle stores nationwide from July 2017 through October 2019 for between $4,500 and $12,500.

Manufacturer(s):

BMC Switzerland AG, of Switzerland

Fabricación en:
Taiwan and Poland
Importer(s):

BMC USA Corp., of Scotts Valley, Calif

Número del retiro:
20-042
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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