21st Street Bike Rack Blog

A blog about the bike rack on West 21st Street between 8th and 9th Avenues in New York City, and about urban bike usage, bike theft, and security

Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Old school U-lock fu

Old school technique
Originally uploaded by jimn.
As I remember it, back when U-locks started getting popular, thieves learned to break them by putting a pipe over the part that stuck out (on the crossbar) and snapping it off. So, everyone went to the hardware store and got one of these pipe T-fittings and used it like this.


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