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    New Cannondale owner.. Worried..

    Hi guys and gals!

    Recently received an XL framed Cannondale(unsure or the model), as a gift and kinda nervous to leave it in public. Its a relatively attractive bike(silver/black color scheme.. CF bits etc.). This is my first decent bike in YEARS.. And I have no idea what to do to protect it.

    Can you all weigh in on what lock/locks to buy(leaning towards a NY fuggedhaboutit).. Also, how do you protect the removable parts? Brakes, gears, pedals, handlebars, seats etc?

    Would love to be able to ride to the subway, chain up and come back 8 hours later to a ride home.. So am I overthinking this at all?

    I do live in a the city(DC), not sure how prevalent theft is, but I'm sure it happens at a decent clip, as it is a busy, commuter city.

    Thoughts, ideas, school me!

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    Re: New Cannondale owner.. Worried..

    What odd form of English

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    You cannot be too paranoid about protecting your bike !
    ALL locks - no exceptions, are just illusions - if someone wants your bike, they will open any lock.
    My advise to you - Never ever leave it alone in public - locked or unlocked.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StumpyElite2010 View Post
    You cannot be too paranoid about protecting your bike !
    ALL locks - no exceptions, are just illusions - if someone wants your bike, they will open any lock.
    My advise to you - Never ever live it alone in public - locked or unlocked.
    +1. And DEFINITELY not for 8 hours at a time.

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