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Old 07-30-08, 06:49 AM
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There's also http://www.immobilise.com/ for property registration.



Posted on the UK forum regarding hunting for stolen bikes.

In the search for my stolen bike I was told that the following are the best places to look. Unfortunately, having looked, I have to agree - lots of suspiciously cheap bicycles of dubious ownership.

Ebay

Brick lane market (Sundays from ~04:30 but most stuff won't be there until ~08:00)

gumtree - turns out that it's a hotbed of dodgy goods

london second hand shops

car boot sales - check your local free-ad pages/newspapers

Some (a very small minority) bike shops in London - not going to name and shame as I have no proof.
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Recommended reading for all cyclists - Cyclecraft - Effective Cycling
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Don't run red lights, wear a helmet, use hand signals, get some cycle lights(front and rear) and, FFS, don't run red lights!
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