"When you are chewing the bars at the business end of a 90 mile road race you really dont care what gear you have hanging from your bike so long as it works."
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It's still a good bluff. I imagine most folks inclined to steal it wouldn't give it a second glance. Not that I don't wonder WTF.
I'm looking at the writing on that sign and sticker on the lampost... Is this in Japan?
I can almost see this as being 'theft deterence' there; where bike theft is more about stealing a convenient ride home from the bar then ditching the bike (not resale).
I've gotten awfully close to doing something like that while wrestling with my locks.
First line says "Courtesy BSNYC" (Bike Snob New York City).
Yeah, me too, I didn't see it right away. Then I saw it, quick release on the seat post - man that seats a gonner.
Quietly elevating being dropped to an art form
eh, its better than regular 'freelocking'.
here's a lockup failure i took a few years ago: (in paris)
I'm going to be optimistic and say that it's staged.