Tag Archives: theft

Cycle Crime Conference held virtually with ‘Let’s Get Back on the Road’ theme

The sixth annual Cycle Crime Conference, hosted by BikeRegister in association with British Transport Police (BTP), took place virtually this year with the theme ‘Let’s Get Back on the Road’. The conference, which is usually held at Tally Ho, the West Midlands Police training and conference centre in Birmingham, was …

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Bikes worth more than £40,000 stolen from JE James Cycles

Officers are investigating reports of a burglary at JE James Cycles during the early hours of Friday 16th July and is appealing to the public for help. Four offenders arrived at the store just after 3.30am in Brimington Road North and broke in through the shutters. It is believed they stole …

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Leopard Tech launches 2021 Bicycle Security and Safety Survey

UK-based bicycle tech start-up Leopard Tech has launched its 2021 Bicycle Security and Safety Survey, with the aim of getting a broad spectrum of views from cyclists around the world on their attitudes towards bike theft, prevention and rider safety. This year will also focus on cyclists’ attitudes throughout the …

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Leopard Tech to launch anti-theft, tracking and connectivity solution

UK start-up Leopard Tech has been working with a European bike manufacturer over the last 12 months to create the Leopard Lync – a fully integrated anti-theft, tracking and connectivity solution. Through a combination of hardware that can be fitted to any bike, both pedal and electric and mobile app, …

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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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Datatag launches two new bicycle marking systems

Datatag has launched two new bicycle marking systems, the Electric Bicycle system and the Ultimate Bicycle system. “Datatag understands the value of your bicycle and wants to help you keep it unique and protected with its trusted marking technology,” said a statement. “The permanent passive protection creates a unique identity …

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Cambridge ‘UK’s top hotspot’ for bike thefts, figures show

Cambridge is the UK’s top hotspot for bike thefts, recording more than double the number of its rival city on the list, according to new figures. MoneySuperMarket analysed bike theft data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and found that the rate of reported thefts per 1,000 people was …

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Bike-Drop partners with Stolen Ride to support mission of reducing cycle theft

London cycle parking solution Bike-Drop has partnered with Stolen Ride. Founded in 2020, Bike-Drop brings secure cycle parking spaces to central London with a booking system based around a contactless QR code. There are currently three locations: Regent Street, Oxford Circus and Piccadilly. Riders can charge e-bikes, access free puncture …

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AlterLock survey reveals insights on bike theft in Europe

Around 90% of cyclists who experienced bike theft had locked their bike, a new AlterLock survey has found. Nextscape Inc., who announced AlterLock, took a survey of bike thefts in the UK, Netherlands, and Germany. The subject of the investigation was a total of 1,500 cyclists in these three countries. …

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Bikmo unveils new public heatmap to view nation’s bike theft hotspots

Specialist cycling insurer Bikmo has unveiled a new bike theft tracking tool for public use. Available to all for free, riders across the country can now view reported thefts on an interactive heatmap. Showing incident rates across England and Wales – taken from publicly available police data – London’s financial …

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