Tag Archives: BikeRegister

Public can now message BikeRegister members if stolen bike is seen listed for sale online

A new service has been launched for BikeRegister members, allowing the general public to message them directly should their bike be seen listed for sale online. Members can now list their own stolen bike in the BikeRegister Stolen Bikes gallery. From the gallery, members of the public can then use …

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Only 1.1% of London bike thefts see thieves being caught, data reveals

Police data has revealed which areas in London saw a surge in lockdown bike thefts last year, with just 1.1% of bike thefts resulting in the thief being caught. Waltham Forest is the borough with the greatest increase at 30.88%, followed by Haringey (27.52%) and Southwark (23.92%). The data, collated …

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BikeRegister hits one million registrations

National cycle database BikeRegister has hit one million registrations. Owned by family-run company Selectamark Security Systems, BikeRegister is used by all UK police forces to search for stolen and recovered bikes – a service it offers to the police at zero cost. Over 1,000 searches are made on BikeRegister each …

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Specialist cycling insurer Bikmo partners with BikeRegister

Specialist cycling insurer Bikmo has partnered with BikeRegister. The business is the official insurance partner to British Cycling and provides cover to thousands of riders across the UK. BikeRegister is the UK’s national bike marking and registration scheme. Officially approved by the police and used by every force across the …

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TfL and Mayor partner with Halfords to tackle bike theft

Transport for London (TfL) has launched a new collaboration with Halfords to encourage Londoners to safely and securely lock up their bikes and reduce the risk of theft. From today, everyone who completes TfL’s online Cycle Skills course will receive 15% off Halfords’ own brand locks, as well as lights …

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BikeBiz October edition is now available

The digital edition of BikeBiz October is now available. This month, we look at sustainability within the bike industry, reflect on last month’s Local Bike Shop Day, and catch up Intense Europe, RRP, Superstrata, BikeRegister and Busby. This month’s sector guides are road bikes and accessories and chains, gears and cranks. …

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BikeRegister sees 48% rise in reported bike thefts

Bike thefts reported to BikeRegister rose by 48% in June, compared to last year, following a drop during the early months of the COVID-19 lockdown. Figures compiled for the first half of 2020 by the national cycle database show 786 thefts were reported last month. Previous months had seen a …

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Where will Londoners park their new e-bikes?

The e-bike trend is undoubtedly upon us. But, assuming it continues to grow throughout the UK, how will infrastructure in our capital evolve to accommodate? George Hosegood reports

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