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Old 10-28-14, 10:42 PM
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Originally Posted by SparkyBeacon View Post
"Right. But I thought if you have a Quick Release than the frame will easily disconnect from the rear wheel altogether."

Yes, it will disconnect. But then you have a big version of one of those fiendishly clever coffee table puzzles. But there is no clever solution. The mini U-lock connects the wheel to the rack you are locked to. You cannot get the frame over the wheel or the rack. The thief would need to destroy the rear wheel to get the frame.
Yes, but the post is still attached to the wheel through the closed triangle so the frame can't be taken away.

Try this -- have a friend make a circle with his arms. Reach through and take hold of a bicycle wheel. Now ask your friend to step away without opening his arm circle. Go ahead and offer him $50.00 if he can do it. (warning some people with big arms can earn the dough, but it's rare)
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