Old 06-01-08, 07:04 PM
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Originally Posted by supton View Post
Where will you store the bike at school? And at home? For 2-5 miles, I'd think anything would cut the bill, perhaps a flat bar would be better--but I'm wondering what the odds are for theft. If it looks old, and can easily be replaced, perhaps you could have a bike that lives outside with a minimal of expensive stuff on it (racks, lights, etc), while your good bike lives inside, waiting for long rides.
At school, I'll have it locked up near a bunch of other bikes with a U-lock and chain, and never overnight (I made the mistake of leaving it over the weekend once and lost a wheel, hence why I now plan to get a chain for the front wheel).

At home, it'll be in the house.

Edit: it is unlikely to get stolen during the day, and the incident I mentioned was over a summer semester weekend.
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