Recall: Timemachine 01 bicycles
On 2018-08-01, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Timemachine 01 bicycles due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2016 for about $7000 to $13000.
About 400 units are involved in this BMC bicycle recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 9th recall of products in the Bicycles, Bikes & Accessories category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 220 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
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.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
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.
BMC toll-free at 888-262-7755 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at https://www.bmc-switzerland.com and click on the recall on the home page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received four reports of fall incidents in the U.S., including one report of a broken finger.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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