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10-07-22, 10:39 PM
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Posted By Maelochs

As has been stated several times, PEOPLE STEAL...

As has been stated several times, PEOPLE STEAL THE WHOLE BIKE AND STRIP THE PARTS AT HOME. Wicked irony.
and again .....

Three strikes and well .... you were out before you started ......
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10-05-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 4,402
Posted By Maelochs

So why even bother? if it isn't that good a bike,...

So why even bother? if it isn't that good a bike, you just need a decent lock---you told us that. Then why all the angst? Just lock it with a decent lock ... you told us .... oh, wait, I said that....
09-29-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 4,402
Posted By Maelochs

The point you are ignoring is that it will not be...

The point you are ignoring is that it will not be a crappy bike ,,,
You might fool the meth-heads but they will be deterred by any serious lock ,,,, or two cheap locks, which is what I have been...
09-28-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 4,402
Posted By Maelochs

Right? The evidence shows that thieves will...

Right? The evidence shows that thieves will remove/defeat even a good lock (and you have no idea what a "good" lock even means---it could have been a gym locker lock and a cable) to steal an average...
09-27-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 4,402
Posted By Maelochs

Well, there is your science experiment. Locking a...

Well, there is your science experiment. Locking a nice bike or a beater makes no difference, so trying to disguise a nice bike as a beater would be a waste of time and money.

You had the answer...
09-27-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 4,402
Posted By Maelochs

Even though I am the smartest person in the room...

Even though I am the smartest person in the room .... base2 wins the thread.

Making the bike ugly won't stop the poor folk, and the people who steal good bikes will see through the paint ... but...
09-27-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 4,402
Posted By Maelochs

Depends .... A lot of bikes are stolen for joy...

Depends .... A lot of bikes are stolen for joy rides or to fund a minor drug habit ... those folks will steal what is easy. Best deterrent there, is a big fat lock and chain---if the bike is...
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