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THE NEXT "FREE" SECURITY BIKE MARKING EVENT IS:
Bike Marking is not currently available during the COVID Pandemic,
but please come back to check for future updates.
You can also securely register your Cycle FREE at: "https://www.immobilise.com/"
National Property Register, recommended by Neighbourhood Watch and Sussex Police.
KEEPING YOU BIKE SAFE:
WHERE TO PARK?
Always lock your bicycle wherever you leave it. Make sure it's locked in a well-lit public
area with lots of people passing. Stations and public buildings often have designated
areas with bicycle racks.
USING A BICYCLE LOCK?
We recommend using a good quality D-lock.
A poor quality lock at the lower end of the market can be easily sawn through or bolt cropped in seconds. It certainly pays to invest in the best quality lock you can afford (At least £30 -£40). Always lock your bicycle to something
immovable, an object a bicycle cannot be lifted over and cannot be broken, cut or
removed. For maximum protection use two locks of different types (a D-lock and robust
chain and padlock is ideal) Use each lock to catch the wheels, frame and stand.
Always lock your bike at home even when it is in your garage, flat or halls of residence.
Please be vigilant when returning from a ride Consider investing in a ground anchor and
attach it securely to a wall or concrete floor. Make sure you keep your bicycle out of view
of prying eyes as this alone will provide an irresistible incentive to break in to your
If you own a decent bicycle then it is probably a good idea to insure it. There are several
ways you can do this; Insure your bicycle on your home contents insurance – don't forget
to cover it for thefts away from home. More expensive bicycles may require specific
insurance cover against theft and accidental damage.