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    Best way to protect scratches from locks?

    I lock my bike like this in the backyard. I have a few scratches from the lock, can anyone suggest some kind of padding for the downtube that is not downright ugly?
    Even thou this is my beater/errands/rain bike I still want to prevent more scratches.


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    Cover the lock with something that won't scratch,or use clear shelf liner for the bike. Lots of motorcyclists use the shelf liner to prevent scratches from tank bags and saddlebags.

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    Thanks for the advice, I think I will just cover the top tube with some clear liner than

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