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Pro bike thieves on how to lock your bicycle

Carlton Reid talked to a couple of professional bicycle thieves in this excellent article about how to make your bike less attractive to potential bicycle thieves. Carlton tried a brute force attempt on some of the strongest locks on the market and failed, but after learning the right technique he found he could defeat some read more »

Fall back and change your bicycle computer clock

Those in the United States who live in regions that observe Daylight Savings Time: Don’t forget to “fall back” tonight. If your device connects to GPS or a mobile phone service, your time will automatically update. If not, you need to update the time manually. I updated my list of links to cyclocomputer instruction manuals read more »

More keyless bicycle wheel locks

After posting about the Kyrptonite keyless wheel security devices yesterday, I learned similar products have been on the market for years. Zefal’s “Lock’N Roll” locking skewers and seatpost clamp have apparently been on the market for about a decade. Unlike the Kryptonite WheelBoltz and WheelNutz, these are quick-release levers, so no tools are required.

Keyless security for your bike wheel

Bicycle wheel security without special keys using Kryptonite Gravity WheelNutz and WheelBoltz Kryptonite announced these products a couple of years ago and I completely missed them because I was so focused on their then-new “Messenger Mini+,” which is the Kryptonite Mini with a rear wheel shackle designed specifically for quick locking and unlocking. Kryptonite also read more »

Japanese pet porter bicycles

Do you know about those delivery bicycles with small front wheels and large front baskets? In Japan, these bike are apparently marketed for carrying your pets. This is the Coloco “Potta” — pronounced “po tah” (think how a Japanese person might pronounce porteur) — which retails for the equivalent of $360 American plus shipping. Another read more »

Bicycle photos in the news: Cyclocross, Paris Conference, Protest Rides

British Nikki Harris crosses the finish line at the women’s elite race of the Flandriencross, the third stage of the Bpost bank trophy on November 29, 2015 in Hamme-Zogge. AFP PHOTO / BELGA/ DAVID STOCKMAN STOCKMAN View image | gettyimages.com