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BMC Recalls Bicycle Forks Due to Fall Hazard

Recall Date: May 1, 2014
Recall Number: 14-DRAFT

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Fork Aprebic ACC-A704DN50B, full carbon

Hazard: The forks can crack or break above brake mount posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the bicycles and contact BMC for instructions on how to receive a free replacement.
Consumer Contact:
Call toll free at (800) 819-4262 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, online at or by email at

Recall Details

Units: About 163

Description: This recall involves Fork Aprebic ACC-A704DN50B full carbon forks equipped on certain versions of the Alpenchallenge AC01 105/Tiagra (model year 2012 and 2013); Alpenchallenge AC01 Rival (model year 2012 and 2013); Urbanchallenge UC01 Alfine 11 (model year 2012 and 2013); Masschallenge MC01 Team (model year 2012) bicycles. Bicycles are black and yellow.
Consumers should stop using these bicycles immediately and contact their local authorized BMC dealer for instructions on how to receive a replacement fork.
Sold at: Authorized BMC dealers from December 2011 to June 2013 for about $2000
Importer: BMC of San Diego, CA
Manufactured in: Taiwan

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