Top 10 Hotspots for Bike Theft

If you live in any of these areas you should be increasingly weary of how you store your bike. A new list has been complied of the top 10 worst places for bike thefts in England, from a survey carried out by Halifax Home Insurance.

  1. Central London
  2. Kingston- upon- Thames
  3. Cambridge
  4. Bristol
  5. York
  6. Oxford
  7. Richmond and Twickenham
  8. Brighton
  9. Portsmouth
  10. Nottingham
Protect your bike from theft

Protect your bike from theft

Bike security is always important and with 440,000 bikes stolen last year, which is an increase of 10% from the previous year, there’s nothing to say that your bike won’t be next. Keeping your bike secure at home and away should become second nature, if you don’t want to lose your bike to theft.

How to keep your bike safe when you are out and about:

  • Use a bike rack whenever possible and use two different kinds of locks to secure your bike.
  • Leave your bike in a busy and well lit area.
  • Mark your bike with your postcode on the frame.

How to keep your bike safe at home:

  • Keep your bike locked in a secure shed or garage.
  • Make sure your bike is always locked away when not in use.
  • Never leave your shed or garage door open for passers-by to see the contents.
Asgard best selling bike storage

Asgard best selling bike storage

If you don’t have storage for your bike at home, investing in a secure bike shed is one of the best ways to guarantee your bikes security when at home. Asgard is the home of the UK’s best-selling bike storage and has a range of secure bike sheds in a variety of sizes and budgets to suit all.  Made from strong weatherproof steel and fitted with features to provide the best security for your bike. Find out more about these bike security sheds on the Asgard website.

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