I produced this bike security video for Northumbria Police. Newcastle students get their bikes nicked hand over fist. And walking around the campus, it’s clear to see why: many of the bikes are poorly locked with weak locks, easy prey to scallies with bolt croppers and bottle jacks.
Naturally, many of the locks could be breached with pliers never mind meaty bolt croppers.
The video – flagged as produced by the forthcoming Bike to Work Book – is just two and a half minutes long but gets across the main messages from this long and detailed bike locking article.
The other videos in the Bike to Work Book series are:
Hi-re versions of these videos can be found on the Quickrelease.tv podcast, available on iTunes.