The Cycleplan Blog

Category: Bike Crime

Guide To Protecting Your Bike Against Bike Theft

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Bike theft is, unfortunately, all too common. According to crime data, there are over 376,000 reported incidents of bike theft in the UK each year. What’s more, it’s likely to be even higher than that with stolen-bikes.co.uk estimating that only 29% people report their bike as stolen to the police. Luckily, there are plenty of…

Five Bike Theft Techniques That Prove The Need For Quality Bike Locks

The average cyclist normally assumes that bolt cutters are the only tool in a bike thief’s armoury. That’s why cable locks which are susceptible to bolt cutters are falling in popularity. But sadly, new bike theft techniques mean that even the popular “D-lock” design is not invincible, which is why it’s important cyclists use high-quality,…

These UK cycle crime statistics make essential reading for cyclists

Ever had your bike stolen? The chances are, if you haven’t had a bike stolen yourself, you’ll know someone that has. According to crime data, 376,000 bicycles are stolen every year in the UK. This works out at about one bike stolen every 90 seconds. So count yourself lucky if you haven’t fallen victim to…

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