Protecting your bicycle


Mark it.   Lock it.   Register it.   Keep it.

It only takes three steps to deter thieves from stealing your bike.

1. MARK IT

  • Marking your bike makes it unique.
  • Mark your bike with the appropriate identification to prove its your property (for more details go to the property marking section).
  • Photograph your bike and record the number of the bike frame

2. LOCK IT

  • Use a quality lock such as an accredited hardened D-shaped lock.
  • Keep the gap between the lock and the bike as small as possible and away from the ground so thieves can't attack it easily.
  • Lock your bike to a suitable fixed point such as a cycle rack - even if you are leaving it for a short amount of time.
  • Remember to secure all removal parts of the bike such as quick release wheels.

3. REGISTER IT

  • Register your bike for free at bikeregister.com
  • Registration is secure and allows all UK police forces to trace and return stolen property.

KEEP IT


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