Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: New Rochelle, NY
Bikes: too many bikes from 1967 10s (5x2)Frejus to a Sumitomo Ti/Chorus aluminum 10s (10x2), plus one non-susp mtn bike I use as my commuter
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Yeah, It was kinda nice of the gunman to provide such a good closeup.
But it's not surprising. Bicycles are getting more expensive and folks are more serious about keeping them secure. So it's not surprising that there's a mode shift from bike theft to bike jacking. This would parallel the dramatic rise in car jackings as auto ignition security improved over the last decade or so.
BTW- I gather this was HELMET CAM, and I'm surprised that after taking a good close look at the camera the robber didn't think to take it away. But then again, nobody says criminals are smart.
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