BMC USA Timemachine Bicycle Recall [Canada]


Canada FlagCanada/Ottawa: BMC USA Timemachine Bicycle Recall [Canada]BMC USA Corp., a San Diego, California establishment, recalls certain Timemachine 01 Bicycles due to suspected insufficient space between the front wheel and downtube and consequential risk of falls and injury, all serious health and safety hazards.

HCSC: http://ht.ly/VZi830lvxZL

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/67536r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports this recall involves all model year 2017 and 2018 Timemachine 01 Bicycles and model year 2018 Timemachine 01 framesets.

The recalled product is a Road Bike for Triathlons and time trials. The brand, “BMC” is printed on the downtube and the model, “Timemachine 01” is printed in glossy black letters on the flat black top tube. The Bikes were sold in red, yellow and black, as follows:

  • Model Year 018 Timemachine 01 THREE Bicycle
  • Model Year 2018 Timemachine 01 Bicycle Frameset
  • Model Year 2017 Timemachine 01 Bicycle Red e-tap
  • Model Year 2017 Timemachine 01 Bicycle Ultegra Di2

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Bicycles can be found on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to Health Canada, variations in tire dimension, tire pressure, head set play and ride load, can result in insufficient clearance space between the Bicycle’s front wheel and downtube, posing fall and injury hazards.

As of August 13, 2018, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, however, BMC USA Corp. has received four (4) reports of fall incidents, including one (1) report of a broken finger.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Bicycles, please do not use them. Instead, kindly contact your local BMC authorized dealer for a free inspection and, if needed, a free replacement fork.

==> Please note: until the replacement forks are available in September/October 2018, BMC USA Corp. is providing consumers with a free 23C Tire as replacement, if needed, to ensure adequate clearance.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact BMC USA Corp., toll-free at 1-888-262-7755 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Pacific Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can reach the company by e-mail at timemachine01_us@bmc-switzerland.com.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Bicycles, please search for “bicycle” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see all recalls and notifications relating to Falls, please search for “fall” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by BMC USA Corp., please search for “BMC USA” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Bicycle Carrier or other Bicycle Accessories, please search for “bicycle” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-67536
Recalls Direct RIN: 10541-2018
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==> https://www.saferproducts.gov/CPSRMSPublic/Incidents/ReportIncident.aspx
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==> http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/advisories-avis/incident/index-eng.php
Search for a recalled product on the Health Canada Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/index-eng.php

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