Category: Bike Theft

The “modified” Sheldon Brown Bike Locking Strategy

Sheldon Brown’s Lock Strategy is often referred to as a preferred method for ease and security. It involves using a mini u-lock to lock the rear wheel to a bike rack between the rear triangle of the bike frame. This accomplishes two things, it secures the rear wheel (2nd most expensive part of the bike) […]

Friday July 29th, 2011 in Bike Theft | 6 Comments »

Don’t lock your bike to small trees

Back story from reddit: Guy from the Kensington area of Brooklyn claims to have videotaped the heist in which a thief chops down this Ginko Biloba tree outside his residence to steal a worthless walm*rt bike shaped object locked with a cable lock. Cable locks are notoriously easy to defeat in seconds with bolt cutters […]

Wednesday June 8th, 2011 in Bike Theft | No Comments »