Smart thieves can use science to break your bike lock
Everytime we lock one our of precious bicycle friends outside, we take a risk. While even a dinky lock will ward of casual opportunistic criminals, they are often no match for the dregs of humanity. Angle grinders, bolt cutters, jacks, and even pens have all been used to steal our faithful wheels. Turns out your average liquid nitrogen equipped chemistry teacher can also wreak some havoc, although many manufacturers claim their mid to high end locks are freeze proof.
Since your average scum of the earth bicycle thief (I don’t care if they’re people too) is probably an opportunist and doesn’t frequent popular science or carry liquid nitrogen….Your two wheeled steed is still as safe as ever parked outside. I’ll continue to awkwardly bring my bicycle with me everywhere I feasibly can.
How do you lock your bikes up or do you always keep your rig within sight?
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