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  1. General Cycling Discussion
    This article is brought to you by Velosurance As cycling has spiked in popularity this year, so too have incidents of bike theft. Nationwide, police departments estimate bike theft is up 25% compared to this time last year. J Allard, the founder of the bicycle register service Project 529...
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    Google's Gbikes are going missing in large numbers. One of the perks to working at Google world HQ in Mountain View, California, is unlimited free access to cruiser bikes. The intent of these Gbikes is to make it easier for employees to get around its sprawling corporate campus. But all is not...
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    It can take less than twenty seconds for someone to steal your bike. In this short CCTV clip, a cyclist is seen leaning his bike against the door and then walking out of frame. In under 20 seconds, a passerby decides to try his luck at stealing it...
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    This is one of nine bikes that was stolen. RoadBikeReview just received word from Sho-Air TWENTY20 pro cycling team that nine of its Felt bikes were stolen from trailer at City Cycle in Marin County, California. Here's a rundown of what went missing. Any help is much appreciated and the team is...
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    The entire incident was captured on surveillance video (click to enlarge). Talk about your fast moving bikes. Last weekend in Pompano Beach, Florida, a gang of thieves busted into the Stradalli Cycle bike shop and made off with 60 bikes, retail value approximately $200,000. Model prices ranged...
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    "Winners" were rewarded a cloud of red smoke, plus confetti and a band. Bike theft is an epidemic in Europe. England reports that every minute a bike is stolen - and you'll undoubtedly find similar numbers in other countries. To raise awareness of this problem (and have a little fun) the crew...
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    Video screen capture of a bike theft in action. The suspect was immediately arrested. San Francisco-area bike thieves be warned. Try lifting someone's beloved two-wheeled steed and not only will you be damned for eternal life, you may end up in jail - and on twitter. Meet officer Matt...
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