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Old 01-14-19, 01:04 PM
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Originally Posted by unterhausen View Post
this is the long distance forum, most of us don't even use a lock. I have never carried one. If I were touring, I probably would have something that looked difficult to cut through
I made my comments entirely on the basis of my experience with the Tour Divide Race, which is 2700 miles. Quite often in the smaller towns there is no need for a lock, but if you are doing resupply in a grocery store and have to leave your bike 10 minutes, having it not there when you're done could really put you off your day. I carry the lock mostly for my peace of mind when in the store.
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