How to lock a bicycle

How to securely lock a bicycle, so it doesn't get stolen

Updated: 25/02/2020. This post explains how to lock a bicycle – so that it is safe when left outside, unattended. What to look out for, how to do it properly. A separate post gives some practical ideas for storing a bicycle indoors (inside a flat is definitely safer than in the street). 1. Bicycle thefts … Read more How to lock a bicycle

Bicycle locks explained

Bicycle locks - what types exist, how to choose a good, safe bicycle lock

Updated: 17/03/2020. This post explains bicycle lock types, construction, how to choose a good one for locking a bicycle. For instructions on “locking techniques”, i.e. how to properly lock a bicycle, read this post: Locking a bicycle. Contents:1. What makes a good bicycle lock?…1.1. Lock cylinder…1.2. Locking mechanism…1.3. Lock body2. Padlocks – size and design3. … Read more Bicycle locks explained