Steps for avoiding bicycle thefts

Steps for avoiding bicycle thefts
Use a quality lock: According to BART police, more than 80 percent of all bikes reported stolen from BART stations were secured using only a cable lock. Cable locks can be cut in just a few seconds and offer little protection by themselves. Instead …
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Marshall alumni launch startup to deter bike theft
“He's afraid of getting a new bike.” Marc Cocjin, a junior majoring in aerospace engineering, said that locking a bicycle with a cable is ineffective. “Some bikes look like you can steal them,” he said. Certain students feel the threat of bicycle theft …
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A bike that can't be stolen? The guys from the Yerka Project open up about
While they claim the bike can't be stolen, what about the wheels and handlebars? Plenty of thieves are happy to make off with just a wheel. That's why many cyclists, myself include, use a cable that connects to a U-lock and loops through both wheels.
Read more on Washington Post (blog)

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