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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 06-18-06, 03:55 PM   #1
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keeping your wheels from being stolen

i've read quite a few posts on here about people getting their wheels nicked with the assumption that because they're bolted on they're safe. so just wondering what some tips and tricks people use to prevent thiefs from making off with the second biggest investment after frame.
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Old 06-18-06, 03:56 PM   #2
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Locking them.
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Old 06-18-06, 04:07 PM   #3
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Locking them.
That would do it! I lock my rear wheel and frame through the back and then if I'm somewhere that I've deemed unsafe I will pull out a 2nd small lock to go from my front wheel to the frame. Or get and extra long chain of some sort and a heavy duty lock. (messenger style)
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Old 06-18-06, 05:12 PM   #4
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i've read quite a few posts on here about people getting their wheels nicked with the assumption that because they're bolted on they're safe.
bolts aren't safe. lock your stuff.
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Old 06-18-06, 06:02 PM   #5
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locking skewers from onguard are cool if you have qr
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Old 06-18-06, 06:19 PM   #6
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A cable, the **** is like 10 dollars people. U-lock ont he back wheel and frame and a cable holding the front wheel to the U-lock.
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