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    National Bike Registry (should I bother?)

    Just bought a new bicycle. Should I bother with registering it in the National Bike Registry?
    Do they have any track record in helpfing to recover a stolen bicycle?
    http://www.nationalbikeregistry.com
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    As long as you keep a record of the bike's details yourself, I don't understand any advantage to paying them the money. Just record the model, serial number, where purchased, and if it's stolen, you can report it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by techman View Post
    Just bought a new bicycle. Should I bother with registering it in the National Bike Registry?
    Do they have any track record in helpfing to recover a stolen bicycle?
    http://www.nationalbikeregistry.com
    Thanks
    Hmm. I didn't know about that!

    I suspect that the probabilistic value you get for $10 is very small. Lottery tickets are a waste of money but likely have more value.

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    Check with your local government. Many offer free registration and tamperproof stickers to add to your bike as an aid to theft recovery.

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    Ask the local constabulary if they ever check there when receiving property
    after arresting the Perps?

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    "Send me 10 bucks and I'll list your bike for 10 years, and if it gets stolen and not returned, I'll list your next bike for free!"

    Brilliant! I sure wish I was had come up with this scheme.

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