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Old 07-18-07, 05:37 PM   #1
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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?

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Old 07-18-07, 06:10 PM   #2
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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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Old 07-18-07, 06:19 PM   #3
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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.
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Old 07-19-07, 12:29 AM   #5
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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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