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Old 12-24-17, 12:17 AM   #76
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I think the real attraction to the ring locks is that they are small, inconspicuous, and integrated into the bike, yet still offer some small though real impediment to theft.
Adding a loop-ended cable that will fit on the hasp of the ring lock adds several more securement options. Size and length of the cable can be varied to match your available anchoring options and perceived need for cut resistance. Thus, in a low-risk environment you can simply carry a typical 3-4' 3/8" cable. In a higher risk environment, you can use an 8' 1/2" cable to strap it on a U-Haul and move to a more civilized place.
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Old 12-24-17, 07:33 AM   #77
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Ah yes, Europe, the spiritual home of the Ford Transit (which wasn't even available in the US for a while), has no trucks. Cool story, bro.

Unless, of course, you meant pickup trucks, in which case they are indeed rare, but not completely unheard of. Not that it matters, because utility vans are everywhere, and they are much better for stealing bikes than a pickup truck.

Also, I'm sure I would feel great if my vintage bike got stolen but they had the guys face on video! That would really help me just shrug it off and move on with my "replacement" bike.
Truck does not equal van.

You should've stayed in Italy or improved your English

Buon Natale!
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I think the kind of bikes that come with ring locks are not the kind of bikes that get thrown in trucks, unless the throwers are Olympic shot putters
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Old 01-05-18, 12:16 PM   #79
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Truck does not equal van.

You should've stayed in Italy or improved your English

Buon Natale!
Ha, Ok, whatever you say. Once again you have be caught talking nonsense, and once again you are responding ridiculously to anyone that calls you out on your BS.

Come on, tell me more about how there are no "personal trucks" in Europe...
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