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Topic: Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Bicycle security
Posted by: Dan Murphy
Date/Time: 30/12/14 14:04:00

If you have a nice bike and leave it anywhere in view to ratboys, they will steal it.

I had an expensive Marin, locked using a 100 "Kevlar" lock, to a proper metal bike rack. The salesman who sold me the lock explained that it would require a machine gun to break it. It didn't. The CCTV showed the ratboy stealing it inside 15 seconds. He just sprayed it with CO2 / Ice spray, and hit the lock with a toffee hammer and it shattered into a million pieces. Gone in 15 seconds.

I also made the mistake of locking another bike to a plastic drainpipe a couple of years back, they just sawed through the drainpipe and off they went.

The only solution is to keep the bike out of the rats' sight. Or remote control explosives packed into the seat post which can be detonated from your phone.

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TopicDate PostedPosted By
Bicycle security28/12/14 12:49:00 Ken Munn
   Re:Bicycle security29/12/14 18:43:00 Janine Jarvis
      Re:Re:Bicycle security29/12/14 23:20:00 Dave Robertson
         Re:Re:Re:Bicycle security30/12/14 09:09:00 Will Watson
            Re:Re:Re:Re:Bicycle security30/12/14 09:17:00 Michael Brown
               Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Bicycle security30/12/14 09:33:00 Julian Pavey
                  Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Bicycle security30/12/14 10:14:00 Nik Solomon
            Re:Re:Re:Re:Bicycle security30/12/14 11:08:00 Ken Munn
               Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Bicycle security30/12/14 11:30:00 Will Watson
                  Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Bicycle security30/12/14 14:04:00 Dan Murphy
                     Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Bicycle security30/12/14 14:11:00 Andrew Craig
                        Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Bicycle security30/12/14 14:21:00 Dan Murphy
                           Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Bicycle security30/12/14 15:27:00 Richard Greenhough
                              Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Bicycle security30/12/14 17:06:00 Dave Robertson
                                 Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Bicycle security30/12/14 17:16:00 Richard Greenhough

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