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How NOT to Secure Your Ride Answered

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It's good to learn about the best way to keep your ride secure. The only time I've had anything stolen from my bike in several years in San Francisco was because I was lazy and didn't lock up my wheels with a cable. I figured that they were crappy wheels and weren't worth much, but he replacement cost for a new set sucked and they never rode as well as the first. Live and learn.

Speaking of which, here are some great locking mistakes that mostly apply to cars. I wonder where these are from because I've never seen anyone do stuff like this in the States ever.

15 Strange Moments In Anti-Theft
via Neatorama

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Bran (author)2008-09-05

That link on the topic is a tad NSFW, but I could be wrong.

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Yerboogieman (author)2008-09-05

took me a second to get the picture, but i've seen that once when someone took my scooter and i decided to get a thin bike chain and well, you know what happened.

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=SMART= (author)2008-09-04

most of those look like their from eastern europe !

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Brennn10 (author)2008-09-04

I read this on Digg last night. Some tactics were a little out there.

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Kaiven (author)2008-09-04

One comedian said: Oh, I know people take the seats off so no one will steal their bike, but I weld mine on. Yeah, so the thief has to be my size or else they can't use the seat. And then people lock there tires, but I just unbolt it and leave it on the frame. When they start riding, the wheel rolls off. I thought it was funny when I heard it xD

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fungus amungus (author)bumpus2008-09-04

Shouldn't that be on the fail blog instead?

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bumpus (author)fungus amungus2008-09-04

Icanhascheezburger is the company that oversees the sister companies, like Failblog, and Loldogs. Its located on my profile on Icanhascheezburger, hence the picture location! :D And I do think it will get sorted out and put in the Failblog..

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killerjackalope (author)2008-09-04

Hehe, Excellent... One thing I like about were I live is that there is always a bike that's easier to steal and I'll park beside it, I generally to a figure of 8 so the cable runs through rims frame and bike park thingy and the lock is stuck in the front rim, you can't move the lock around to attack it without unlocking or cutting the spokes...

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