How to lock your bike

There was a 60% spike in bike theft in 2015, and a 119% increase over the 5-year average

Lock according to value – frame first, then wheels; best is through both frame and back wheel to solid rack/etc.

Secondary lock should be different type from primary to require multiple theft techniques.


You want the tightest fit possible; the less room inside the chain/u-lock for tools/prying the better.

You want the lock well off the ground with the keyhole pointed down.

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