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Bike Theft

How Thieves Use So-Called 'Sucker Poles' To Steal Your Bike

Posted 11.11.2013 | Chicago

Story by Paul Biasco, courtesy DNAinfo Chicago: LINCOLN PARK — On a sunny Wednesday morning as moms, kids and workers were walking along Halsted ...

Website Could Make Bike Theft A Thing Of The Past

Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.16.2012 | San Francisco

Coming outside to see an empty rack where your bicycle used to be is one of the painful realities of living in a major city. No matter how strong ...

INTERACTIVE MAP: The Abandoned Bikes Of NYC

Posted 05.17.2012 | New York

Leave a bike outside long enough in New York, and if it's not stolen, it will almost certainly be stripped of its parts. (Watch this timelapse for a g...

WATCH: Will Anyone Notice This Guy Stealing His Own Bike?

Posted 03.13.2012 | New York

Would you stop a man visibly attempting to jack a bike with a crowbar? As filmmaker Casey Neistat proves in his latest video for The New York Time...

Will San Francisco Require Businesses To Allow Bikes?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.10.2011 | San Francisco

It's been said that you're not a real San Franciscan until you've had your bike stolen. Bike theft is a sad reality in San Francisco, and most loc...

WATCH: Woman Tackles Would-Be Bicycle Thief

Posted 09.25.2011 | San Francisco

Other than getting hit by a car, the biggest fear for the urban cyclist may be getting their bike stolen. Luckily, as this viral video shows, at le...

'Street Justice': Spike In Bike Thefts Leads To Vigilantism

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Although crime across L.A. is dropping, there is one glaring exception: bicycle thefts, which rose 29% last year. Nearly 2,000 bikes were reported sto...

Bikes With RFID: Stopping Theft With Technology

Treehugger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Bike theft is a huge bummer and a always-growing problem in cities where bicycles are used more and more for daily transport. Amsterdam has always had...