Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Grid Reference, SK
Bikes: I never learned to ride a bike. It is my deepest shame.
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Maybe contact a company who does graphics on cars - they probably have or know someone who has a decal cutter and can make you something for a price.
FWIW, I had a single speed city bike I had made for myself using an old 10 speed frame, a re-spaced freewheel hub, goofy upright handlebars, a single left gripshifter not connected to anything, a craptacular rattlecan paintjob, and the word 'RUSTY' up the side in white vinyl letters.
It was locked up in front of my apartment building and was STOLEN by some dirtbag.
Looking back, I am kinda glad I didn't catch the guy who took it because the bike was not worth going to jail over.
There is an old joke: "If you are in the woods with your friend and you are being chased by a bear, you don't have to outrun the bear - you just have to outrun your friend."
The corollary as it applies to bicycles is: "your bike does not need to be impossible to steal, just less attractive to thieves than the one next to it"
... either considerably more difficult to steal, or cheaper or uglier or in worse condition. If your bike is still reasonably shiny or has decent parts or a suspension fork then I suspect thieves pay no attention to the sticker on the frame.
Last edited by LarDasse74; 01-31-09 at 04:43 PM.
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