How to prevent bike theft: Top tips to keep the thieves at bay

How to prevent bike theft
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When a bike gets stolen, it can feel like a real kick in the guts, regardless of whether it’s your brand new carbon-fibre race machine or the clunker you liberated from a dumpster and have been riding around town ever since. The following article will give you helpful advice on how to prevent bike theft, so there's less chance of you having to go through the stress, inconvenience and financial difficulty that comes as a result of bike theft. 

Unfortunately, whether it lives locked to a rack outdoors, in a secure lockup, or your garage, there are no completely fool-proof ways to prevent bike theft; however, there are plenty of steps you can take to make stealing your bike more effort than it's worth to the would-be thief.

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