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    What should I do?

    There are two places where I can park my bike which is a new entry level road bike. I have 2 D locks.

    1. Indoor but my locks are short so I can lock the front wheel with the frame. And the back wheel with the bike pole but none of the locks links the frame with the pole.

    2. Outdoor with a roof. I can lock one wheel with the frame. And the other lock goes through the other wheel, frame and pole.

    Which option should I take?
    Last edited by pivoxa15; 07-18-07 at 06:06 PM.

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    Senior Member Retro Grouch's Avatar
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    Check out the other parked bikes. Try to park wherever there are nicer bikes that aren't locked as securely as yours.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pivoxa15 View Post
    There are two places where I can park my bike which is a new entry level road bike. I have 2 D locks.

    1. Indoor but my locks are short so I can lock the front wheel with the frame. And the back wheel with the bike pole but none of the locks links the frame with the pole.

    2. Outdoor with a roof. I can lock one wheel with the frame. And the other lock goes through the other wheel, frame and pole.

    Which option should I take?
    Try it this way. http://www.geocities.com/verdrahciretop/invisibike.html

    It is safer to have multiple U/D locks.

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    Indoor. Fewer potential thieves walk by.
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]

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    Quote Originally Posted by becnal View Post
    Indoor. Fewer potential thieves walk by.
    If I park indoors, the reason would be because of less 'damage' such as accumulation of dust and dirt and what have you done to the bike.

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    My bike sleeps within 5 feet from me. There's a knarly blunt instrument in between should anyone try to grab it.

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