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Keeping your bike safe in Bankside

With cycling as a mode of transport on the rise, follow these tips to ensure you're keeping your bike as safe as possible when leaving it parked and locked.
Amandeep Kellay
Sustainable Travel Manager

When cycling in a large City like London, the strongest bike locks should always be used. With cycling increasing in popularity as a mode of transport and travel in Bankside, make sure to follow these tips to keep your bicycle as safe as possible when left unattended.

  • Never use a ‘cable’ lock, these can easily be cut through by bike thieves. The most recommended and secure locks are U-shaped steel bike locks, similar to the ones pictured.
  • The attached pdf gives a good breakdown of how to choose the best lock for you.
  • Always make sure to lock the bike through both frame and a wheel.
  • For your own peace of mind, bikes should always be insured outside of the home.
  • Check out our next Dr Bike session to get a free same-day health check for your bicycle.
  • If you work in Bankside, ak [at] betterbankside.co.uk (subject: Secure%20Cycle%20Park%20enquiry) (get in touch with us) to enquire about using our secure cycle storage park.

Locks pictured above:
a) abus.com
b) kryptonitelock.com

Created Aug 11 2020