Top tips for keeping your bike safe in Bankside

  • Date Wednesday, 24 February 2021

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

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Josephine Clarke

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. Check out or

See this guide about choosing the correct bike lock.

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, get in touch with us to enquire about using our secure cycle storage park.