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Old 03-22-08, 03:46 PM   #1
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bicycle safety sticker


sorry about the blurriness, yes thats an exclamation point

This was on a Mt Fury Roadmaster
http://www.bicycle-classifieds.com/detail.php?id=12


that number is 1 800 626 2811, i cant say i've gotten around to calling(read: berating) them yet
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Old 03-22-08, 03:54 PM   #2
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that number is 1 800 626 2811, i cant say i've gotten around to calling(read: berating) them yet
Good thing. The sticker is required by the CPSCis the bike is not properly equipped for riding at night and/or is likely to be sold by a retail outlet whose employees are unlikely to familiarize the buyer with what local laws are.

Why on earth would you be concerned about a safety warning on a bike sold exclusively at Walmart?
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Old 03-22-08, 04:01 PM   #3
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id assumed it was for legal reasons, but still

DO NOT RIDE AT NIGHT!!1!

is a hilarious command

legalities >>> common sense, in this society
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Duh - am I the only one who has heard of vampires?
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the bike is not properly equipped for riding at night
First thing I thought when I saw the picture of the whole bike. You SHOULDN'T ride that bike how it's standardly equipped at night.

Also it's probably a liability thing, sue-happy Americans and all.
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Duh - am I the only one who has heard of vampires?
You got it all wrong; Walmart bicycles are made and sold by blood sucking vampires. Salvation will come from a carbon fiber stake brandished by a Serious Cyclist through the Merchant of Death's black heart. Ain't that right, Mr/Ms OP?
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This is another benefit of riding old classics -- no stupid warning labels.
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that number is 1 800 626 2811, i cant say i've gotten around to calling(read: berating) them yet
It's either a taxi service, in case you're still riding at sunset, or for Domino's pizza and you can get a ride back with the delivery guy.
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One of my friends has a department store hardtail MTB with a sticker warning against riding off road!
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I'm proud of that sticker on my ZooBomb Magna High Fashion.


Mine says

Be Safe Wear a Helmet
Obey Traffic Laws
Do Not Ride at Night


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Not a safety sticker but a warning nonetheless:
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^^^ Careful, that sticker may get your bike cut up in little pieces when some security guard starts looking for the explosive. It has happened before.

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that number is 1 800 626 2811, i cant say i've gotten around to calling(read: berating) them yet
1 800 626 2811 = warrenty department for Pacific Cycles
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Duh - am I the only one who has heard of vampires?
Vampires? Meh. It's the zombies you have to be afraid of.
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Not a safety sticker but a warning nonetheless:
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