CPSC Recall - Issued 5/15/2014

BMC Recalls Three Models of Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard; Bicycle Forks Can Break

Manufacturer: BMC
Product: BMC Alpenchallenge, Masschallenge and Urbanchallenge Bicycles with Aprebic Forks
Hazard: The bicycle forks can crack or break above the brake mount posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recall involves certain models of Alpenchallenge, Urbanchallenge and Masschallenge bicycles equipped with full carbon Aprebic bike forks model ACC-A704DN50B. The fork model number is printed behind the top arch. Specific bicycle models included in the recall are Alpenchallenge AC01 105 Tiagra, Alpenchallenge AC01 Rival, Masschallenge MC01 Team and the Urbanchallenge UC01 Alfine 11. Both the Alpenchallenge and Urbanchallenge bicycles include the 2012 and 2013 model years. The Masschallenge bicycle includes model year 2012. The model year is printed on the top tube of the bike. The bicycles come in black and yellow, or black and red color combinations.
Remedy: Replace
Sold At: Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled bicycles immediately and contact their local BMC authorized dealer for instructions on receiving a replacement fork.
Units: About 160
Consumer Contact: BMC at (800) 819-4262 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.bmc-racing.com and click on “Service” then click on the “Recall page” link or email at infousa@bmc-switzerland.com for more information.
Company Website: www.bmc-racing.com