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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 »

Felony trafficking charges for Tempe bike thieves

In the United States, bike theft is a low risk risk crime with minimal consequences. Even when bike thieves are caught by police, it’s usually catch and release for the alleged criminal because of overcrowded jails and an overburdened justice system. Police in Tempe, Arizona and at Arizona State University have been targeting the problem read more »

Two words about high lumen stroboscopic front lights on the bike path

Please don’t.

Bike theft has the attention of a San Francisco Supervisor; hearing Thursday morning

San Francisco Supervisor Eric Mar commissioned the county Budget & Legislative Analyst office to study the impact of bike theft in San Francisco. His office scheduled a hearing on the problem of bike theft for tomorrow morning, Thursday, July 18 2013, 10 AM at City Hall, room 250. Representatives from the San Francisco Department of read more »

Drugs and bike theft

Patrick Symmes had his bike stolen in broad daylight one sunny January afternoon. Like most such bikes, his was never recovered. Watching the security video of the theft in action prompted Symmes to investigate how thieves steal bikes, and what they do with them.

Crackhead’s bike security tips

Omar Aziz was hooked on crack for 13 years and stole bikes to feed his habit. He explains how to protect your bike from thieves.