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    A thought rambling around in the space between the ears...

    Has anybody heard if a bike thief ever injured themselves when they stole a fixed gear and thinking it rode like a single/multi speed and couldn't control it?

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    I once read this one guy saw his fixie get stolen and the thief tried to ride and he crashed so he just put it back

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    Put a warning sign on it for the potential theives so they don't potentially hurt themselves as they ride off on your potentially stolen bicycle.

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    It's a thought that brought me great joy when I threw together a fixed commuter with a hydraulic disc front brake. If only I had enough time in my life to sit around with a camera to watch my bike sit around unlocked...

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    Quote Originally Posted by MattoftheRocks View Post
    It's a thought that brought me great joy when I threw together a fixed commuter with a hydraulic disc front brake. If only I had enough time in my life to sit around with a camera to watch my bike sit around unlocked...
    I let my friend do that on mine and he went over the bars when he proceeded to immediately lock it up.

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    I always thought it'd be fun as an anti-theft measure to remove one of my pedals whenever I lock up for awhile. That way I have the satisfaction of imagining a thief ride off like that, fixed, one pedal, no brakes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by velomite View Post
    I always thought it'd be fun as an anti-theft measure to remove one of my pedals whenever I lock up for awhile. That way I have the satisfaction of imagining a thief ride off like that, fixed, one pedal, no brakes.
    That's evil genius. However, if I were going to steal a bike I would not ride it away. I'd throw it in a van or truck and drive off with it.

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