Hazard: The fork steerer tube on the bicycles and framesets can crack or break during use, posing a fall hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using recalled bicycles and contact their local BMC authorized dealer for a free inspection and free replacement fork.
BMC USA toll-free at 888-262-7755 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email at [email protected], or online at www.BMC-Switzerland.com/teammachinerecall or www.BMC-Switzerland.com and click on Support, then Recalls and Safety for more information.
Units: About 840 (In addition, 94 were sold in Canada)
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.
Incidents/Injuries: 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.
|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)|
Sold At: Authorized BMC bicycle dealers and bicycle stores nationwide from July 2017 through October 2019 for between $4,500 and $12,500.
Importer: BMC USA Corp., of Scotts Valley, Calif
Manufacturer: BMC Switzerland AG, of Switzerland
Manufactured in Taiwan and Poland
In Conjunction With: Canada
Health Canada's press release is available at: https://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/index-eng.php
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.
Recall Number: 20-042
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Web Site: http://www.cpsc.gov