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    Senior Member TromboneAl's Avatar
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    Buying Fourth U-Lock

    I'm getting a $5 U-lock from Craigslist, and then I will have distributed my U-locks to all my common destinations. I've even found locations that are protected from the rain.

    Now I only need to carry four keys, and I can lock my bike with no weight penalty.
    My Book: Drive, Ride, Repeat: The Mostly-True Account of a Cross-Country Car and Bicycle Adventure

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    i find it kind of annoying when i go to lock my bike and the only spot left has a lock left there
    and i worry that i have taken someones regular parking spot

    it doesnt bother me enough to keep me from parking there
    but bothers me nonetheless

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wilfred Laurier View Post
    i find it kind of annoying when i go to lock my bike and the only spot left has a lock left there
    and i worry that i have taken someones regular parking spot

    it doesnt bother me enough to keep me from parking there
    but bothers me nonetheless
    It might bother you more when you come back and the dude locked YOUR bike with his lock!

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    Quote Originally Posted by joejeweler View Post
    It might bother you more when you come back and the dude locked YOUR bike with his lock!
    lol

    i have seen that happen but luckily it has never happened to me

    luckily for the person whos lock i would have to break anyways

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    Just in case you are serious, note that if your bike is locked where someone has left his lock, he can simply unlock his lock and use it to lock his bike in another location. In no way would it bother me if someone were to park where my lock is.

    Actually, at one of my destinations, I lock my Kryptonite head-high on a small tree, because it is under eave of the grocery store and protected from the rain. I don't lock my bike there, I just unlock the lock, and use it at the nearby bike rack.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TromboneAl View Post
    I lock my Kryptonite head-high on a small tree
    Some day the keyhole will be covered with bird's deposit

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