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Old 03-31-07, 11:38 PM   #1
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Giant STP's recalled!

Saw this at at RM and MTBR, though I would pass it on. Seems super serious, I hope everyone is alright!

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01/04/2007 GIANT BICYCLES, INC.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Giant Bicycles, Inc., hereby voluntarily issues a recall on all STP frames manufactured in the model years 2005, 2006 and 2007. A large, yet unknown, proportion of these frames were manufactured using a bovinefecal compound in the paint.

If and when the paint comes into contact with water, later exposure to ultraviolet light may over time cause the paint to release fumes containing a gaseous compound known as dihydrogen monoxide.

Research has shown that inhalation of dihydrogen monoxide can have serious detrimental effects to an individual's lungs and brain, and it is believed that inhalation of fumes from the paint used on the affected frames may cause neural problems resulting in mild or extreme forms of dyslexia.

Concentrated inhalation of dihydrogen monoxide may even be fatal, though it is not possible to attain such a dangerous concentration of the substance from a bicycle frame.

This manufacturing defect is due to a supplier error and has since been rectified. Giant Bicycles, Inc., takes full responsibility for this problem and thus extends this recall notice.

Owners of any potentially affected frames should contact their local Giant dealer immediately to ascertain whether their paint contains the defective bovinefecal compound. All defective frames will be returned to Giant Bicycles Inc., and may be replaced, repaired or kept at Giant's discretion.

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Old 04-01-07, 12:17 AM   #2
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haha... nice one.
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So basically people with Stp's can trade there Stp for a new one. Thats cool.
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You had me at "bovinefecal".
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I think I had some of that bovinefecal stuff in my burger last night...
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Guys this is serious, dihydrogen monoxide is not something to be messed with, I heard people drown in it all the time! Apparently its in our oceans too, scary stuff!
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Guys this is serious, dihydrogen monoxide is not something to be messed with, I heard people drown in it all the time! Apparently its in our oceans too, scary stuff!
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Guys this is serious, dihydrogen monoxide is not something to be messed with, I heard people drown in it all the time! Apparently its in our oceans too, scary stuff!
wow......I wonder if other giants are affected too?

after my last ride, when I washed my bike, I noticed something else dripping from my bike......could that have been the dihydrogen monoxide leeching out?

i'll call giant and get some answers
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They were painted with cow poop?
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I know, I was joking, dihydrogen monoxide would is H2O, water.
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dihydrogen monoxide would is H2O, water.
oh my god.....i've been drinking that for years.....should I see a doctor?
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oh my god.....i've been drinking that for years.....should I see a doctor?
it's too late. Just end it now before you suffer anymore.
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i'll call giant and get some answers
You should probably just fly to their headquaters and camp out outside the fornt door and wait for them to open. We need answers fast!
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You should probably just fly to their headquaters and camp out outside the fornt door and wait for them to open. We need answers fast!
Unfortunately, I probably won't survive that long.......I had another glass of dihydrogen monoxide this afternoon......
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Whew, good thing it was dry when I went to build a DJ/pump track with Jeff Lenosky the other day :



BTW, I'm dead serious. Gonna post pics in about 2 hours lest anyone think it an April Fools joke.
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