"How is it possible for anyone to mess up a job as simple as locking a bike?"

You might think that locking a bike is as easy as pie, but you'll be surprised how miserably some people can fail at it. Take a look at the photos below to find out how to NOT lock your bike, then check out our Bike Bandit video and bike locking tips to learn how to lock your bike properly.

Use a sturdy U-lock (not duct tape):

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Secure both the frame and wheel to a bike rack (not your basket):bikelock4

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Lock your bike to a secure object (and not one where it can be easily lifted off):

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And always remember to lock your bike to the rack!:

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