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Old 06-08-11, 04:19 PM
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A Kryptonite Evo is good enough for day parking. The NY version is a beefier version of the Evo, but it's incredibly heavy (go to a store and heft one)--I think it's overkill, but if you feel more comfortable with it, go ahead. Neither will help you much overnight where a thief will likely strip your components and leave the locked parts in place.

I've never seen a cable lock work against anything more than the passing opportunist thief with just some tools and hand wire cutters. Meter long cable cutters go right though the expensive armored cable locks in a snip or two.

I guess the best thing to do is park next to a less secure bike that is more tempting to steal.
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