[Noisebridge-discuss] my bike was stolen
everfalling at gmail.com
Sun Feb 24 10:36:12 UTC 2013
"It was locked with a pretty serious cable lock, which they cut pretty
cable locks are generally ranked as the lowest form of lock you can
buy. I've seen videos of people clipping through even thick ones with $20
bolt cutters in a few seconds.
I hope you get your bike back but next time invest in a good u-lock and
maybe a chain lock if you like the flexibility.
On Sun, Feb 24, 2013 at 2:20 AM, Jake <jake at spaz.org> wrote:
> not from noisebridge. i know you probably thought i meant it was stolen
> from noisebridge but NO it wasn't.
> but it WAS stolen in San Francisco in the "tenderloin" last night 2/23.
> from right here:
> It was locked with a pretty serious cable lock, which they cut pretty
> cleanly somehow. The Rivendell (a much nicer bike in every way) next to
> mine was not taken because it had a U-lock in addition to a cable so it
> could not be ridden away. Let that be a lesson to us all.
> this is what it looks like: (batteries not included)
> http://spaz.org/~jake/IMG_**0832.JPG <http://spaz.org/~jake/IMG_0832.JPG>
> as you can see it's rather distinctive. If you see it somewhere and
> recognize it i authorize you to use whatever means necessary to acquire it,
> even if doing so causes damage to the person currently in posession of the
> bike (i will revoke this message if i re-acquire the bike) or even damage
> the bike in the process.
> It has a red Down Low Glow light and a big battery labeled JAKE on the
> side of the seatpost (battery not seen in this picture)
> If you see the bike and it is not accompanied by a human i urge you to
> overlock it and contact me at 415-JED_FOXY so that i can come claim it
> myself. Please make a note of whatever other locks are involved (besides
> yours) so i can bring the appropriate tools along.
> clearly this is a very valuable bike, so I will reward you for helping me
> get it back (as long as you are not the original thief).
> thank you for your time and attention regarding this serious matter.
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