Your bicycle U-lock is NOT safe, on-playa or off! Read this!

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Your bicycle U-lock is NOT safe, on-playa or off! Read this!

Post by Ranger Mickey » Wed Sep 15, 2004 12:30 am

From the happy-go-lucky folks over at bikeforums.net, how to open a Kryptonite U-lock with a BIC pen body.

If you use a U-lock for your bicycle, or a circular lock for your laptop, this might be a really good read. (Videos included.)

Oh, it's going to be a fun time on the playa next year... :-)
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Post by Hotspur » Wed Sep 15, 2004 12:52 am

The kryptonite company is actually pretty good about updating their design whenever this sort of thing comes up.

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Post by samtzu » Wed Sep 15, 2004 2:41 pm

This is why I prefer explosive devices to protect my property.
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Post by BAS » Wed Sep 15, 2004 9:08 pm

Huh. I use a pretty nasty curse on my stuff which is triggered by someone taking it without my permission.... :twisted:


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Post by geekster » Wed Sep 15, 2004 9:10 pm

I read about that some time ago on slashdot ... I want to say several months ago, but I am not sure. Almost as good as the show I saw once about how to defeat "the club" with a can of Freon and a hammer.
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Post by shitmouse » Wed Sep 15, 2004 9:30 pm

wow, pfffff waahahahaha...
wish i was a thief. super motardin' it in sf, ridin' it like i stole it.

-(wonder if an ex-employee let that kitty out?)
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