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bike_advice [2011/08/27 02:20]
petigura
bike_advice [2018/01/09 00:30] (current)
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 bicycle is really nice, consider buying a cheap one for everyday use.  People will still  bicycle is really nice, consider buying a cheap one for everyday use.  People will still 
 try to steal it!  Erik Petigura bought a used bike for $20 and had it stolen after two weeks because he was using a cable lock. try to steal it!  Erik Petigura bought a used bike for $20 and had it stolen after two weeks because he was using a cable lock.
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 Register your bicycle with police to (slightly) increase your chances of Register your bicycle with police to (slightly) increase your chances of
-recovery if it is stolen.+recovery if it is stolen. Make sure to record the serial number of the bike (if you flip your bike over, it will probably be between the two pedal cranks.) Also take a good photo of the bike. Sometimes miracles happen; Casey'​s bike was stolen, but the Berkeley PD recovered it and were able to return it because she had filed a report with the bike's serial number.