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A look at what can be done to minimize the chance that you will lose your bike to thieves or to insure that you'll get it back if it's recovered.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1975 (v.53#4) pg. 36

Take a bike out of crime. A buyer's guide to security devices and locking tips.
BICYCLING Apr 1990 (v.31#3) pg. 178

Tip on increasing the effective length of your locking cable by running the cable through the loop at one end and placing the lock at the other end.
BICYCLING Jun 1994 (v.35#6) pg. 38

Ripped off. An ex-thief tests nine different bicycle locks, five of which fail to protect the bike. Includes 10 tips to help reduce bicycle theft.
BICYCLING Aug 1994 (v.35#8) pg. 41

Cycling 101. Advice on locking a bicycle.
BICYCLING Nov-Dec 1995 (v.36#11) pg. 36

Bicycle theft prevention. An overview of locks and other ideas to help keep your bike from being stolen.
BICYCLING Jul 2000 (v.41#6) pg. 48

A look at lock sets and other methods for foiling a bike thief.
BOYS' LIFE Jul 1976 (v.66#7) pg. 16

Locking up your bike to prevent theft. Some tips.
BOYS' LIFE Jul 1989 (v.79#7) pg. 8

Protecting your bicycle from thieves. Tips on registration, locks, etc.
BOYS' LIFE Apr 1994 (v.84#4) pg. 16

Motorcycle or bicycle alarm circuit is activated whenever cycle is raised upright off the kickstand.

Low-cost, no-frills motorcycle or bicycle alarm circuit uses a mercury switch to sound an alarm.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Feb 1995 (v.12#2) pg. 70

Tip: Add small padlocks to bolts to prevent the removal of wing nuts. Useful for devices such as car mounted bicycle carriers.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1981 (v.155#4) pg. 22

Tip shows how to bury a 15" eyebolt to provide something secure to fasten a bike chain to for home bike security.
SUNSET Apr 1978 (v.160#4) pg. 166