Admission: I am mildly annoying about locking my bike.
I don’t know why this is the case. I have never had a bike stolen, and generally have a good opinion of humanity but somehow I just feel sick to my stomach at the idea of leaving my bike* unattended. Maybe this is socially fuelled paranoia.
But articles like this one** make me giggle, shudder, snicker, furrow my brow and wonder when it will stop all at the same time. Whatever you may feel about the editing on this article, it’s super long and I’m pretty sure I read the whole thing which must mean something.
Questions I ask you after reading this article:
Do you lock your bike like a crazed obsessive?
Or do you just loop a bike lock over your seat and hope people are fooled?
Are you a trusting soul?
How much is too much to spend on a bike lock?
And I am seriously asking you these questions. I think that my teeny weeny knog lock*** is evidence that my psychological paranoia is not matched by my lock investment.
And does anyone have BIKE INSURANCE?
What is bike insurance?
Should I get bike insurance?
*it’s not like my bike costs multiple thousands or anything either
**via thatch/pat morita
*** it was PINK, there is nothing safer than PINK