Anyone who buys a new bike or ist confronted with bicycle theft in the victinity does not want to be one in 300,000.
Yes, this big number of bikes were stolen in 2017 in Germany.
From occasional thieves to professionally organized gangs - 100% sure of bike theft is unfortunately no one at the end.
Lower the risk of bicycle theft with these top tips
1. Do not save money on the lock price
Cheap bike lock from the hardware store, but an expensive bike? Stop! Basically, the value of a bike lock should be 10 percent of the purchase price of the bike. With an average bicycle value of 700 euros, you invest 70 euros in bicycle safety.
2. Always lock
No matter which lock you finally buy: Always use! Opportunity makes thieves and in siuations where it is not expected. You think you always have your bike in sight? Sometimes it is faster than expected and then the trouble is great. Smart bike locks help - they close and open fully automatically!
3. Position the lock as high as possible
You make the work for bicycle thieves significantly more difficult if you attach the bike lock as high as possible and close to the bike. So the tool has little starting points. Under no circumstances should the castle have contact with the ground, always stick to it.
4. Make alert
An alarm system on the bike is a useful addition and an absolute insider tip. Integrated into a bicycle lock, you increase the theft protection for the bike. By-passers are alerted and you also receive a message about the app depending on the model.
5. Vary locations
We love routines - thieves, too. To protect against theft we recommend A) to choose well-lit and well-lit areas and B) to change the place of storage from time to time.
6. Passport for bicycles - bicycle pass
With a bike pass you can prove your property beyond doubt, as individual characteristics such as date of purchase,
brand and appearance of the bicycle are stored. The police now also offers an app for this purpose.
A preventative measure for bicycle theft protection.
Ein sicheres Fahrradschloss für mehr Fahrrad Diebstahlschutz
Buying the right bike lock can not be easy at times
the abundance of offers currently available on the market. The choice plays one
crucial role, for proper bicycle theft protection.
The range extends from mechanical to electronic bicycle locks,
which are either secured with a classic key or controlled by app
With I LOCK IT - the smart bike lock you protect your bike innovatively and safely.
⮩ Because I LOCK IT offers
Because of its bicycle lock type as a frame lock an always safe
Increased security through its smart features
An integrated alarm system
An app that controls the bike lock
You can read through even more functions of I LOCK IT in detail:
It makes sense to be preventive with the topic of bicycle theft protection too
but also to take precautions in the form of a bicycle insurance.
Due to the increasing professionalization of the thieves and the
high-priced bicycles and e-bikes, you can not even get a new e-bike
Buy a bike.
Mostly there is the possibility of owning one's own
To top up home contents insurance or an additional e-bike insurance
complete. The range includes a basic protection up to the all-round carefree package.