the features of his “bike dock”.
(Photos by J. Maus/BikePortland)
Bike thieves have upped their game and rack manufacturers see a business opportunity.
Not content with using mere bolt-cutters to snip your cable lock or a mini car-jack to pry open your u-lock, thieves are now using power saws. Yes, power saws that can easily zing through the rounded pipes used in over 6,000 of those official blue “staple” Bureau of Transportation bike racks and countless street signs that people lock to when there’s no staple nearby.