Teammachine SLR01 DISC Bicycles and Framesets recalled due to fall hazard

Starting date:
December 19, 2019
Posting date:
December 19, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-71893

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Teammachine SLR01 DISC Bicycles and Framesets, for model years 2018 and 2019.
  • Issue: The fork steerer tube may break, posing a potential fall hazard.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the affected bicycles and contact a local BMC authorized dealer for a free inspection and a free replacement fork.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and BMC USA Corporation.

Affected products

Teammachine SLR01 DISC bicycles and framesets, for model years 2018 and 2019

Product description

The bikes and framesets were sold in red, green, grey, graphite, blue and aqua green. BMC is printed on the downtube. Affected models contain serial numbers starting with 8R17 and 8R18, followed by one letter and a four-digit code. The serial numbers are printed on the underside of the bottom bracket of the bicycle. Only bicycles and framesets with a FK6 fork require a replacement fork. Forks of type FK6N are not affected.

Recalled products:
Model Year Model Name
2018 Teammachine SLR01 DISC Team
Teammachine SLR01 DISC One
Teammachine SLR01 DISC Module Team Red
Teammachine SLR01 DISC Module Carbon Green
Teammachine SLR01 DISC Module Carbon Gray
Teammachine SLR01 DISC Edition AXS (also called Ltd.)

2019

Teammachine SLR01 DISC One
Teammachine SLR01 DISC Two
Teammachine SLR01 DISC Three
Teammachine SLR01 DISC Four
Teammachine SLR01 DISC Frameset Module Race Grey
Teammachine SLR01 DISC Frameset Module Steel Blue
Teammachine SLR01 DISC Frameset Module Team Red
Teammachine SLR01 DISC Frameset Module Aqua Green
Teammachine SLR01 DISC Frameset Module Stealth (with Sticker Set)

Hazard identified

The fork steerer tube on model years 2018 and 2019 Teammachine SLR01 DISC bicycles and framesets may crack or break during use, posing a fall hazard.

As of December, 2019, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 4 reports of forks breaking, and 2 reports of injuries due to falls (scratches, bruising, shoulder injury).

Number sold

Approximately 94 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and approximately 842 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from July, 2017 to September, 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Taiwan or Poland

Companies

Distributor
BMC USA Corp.
San Diego
California
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

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

For more information, consumers may contact BMC USA toll-free at 1-888-262-7755 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, by email, or online for more information.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.