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Old 05-26-20, 12:35 PM
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I use cable locks because they are a helluva lot easier to carry and use than U-locks and take care of 97% of theft I'm worried about. I reserve U-locks for touring and leaving my bike outside overnight, to get an extra 1% of theft coverage.

I mean, I have powertools. I don't care what lock you have, I can steal your bike in a short period of time. Heck if I put on a hard hat and a fluorescent vest, I doubt anyone will even question me.

Originally Posted by livedarklions View Post
Obviously staged. If you're really attempting to get away quick, no way would you ride on grass when there's pavement. Dead giveaway that they wanted the soft landing.
Not to mention a felony in many jurisdiction, setting of traps in public places (regardless of the legality of the actions of the 'victim') is generally frowned upon.
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