Bike theft prevention: tips to help you keep your ride

North Vancouver

2022-04-14 09:53 PDT

With warmer spring weather just around the corner, we’re expecting more cyclists to start hitting the roads and trails in the coming weeks. Unfortunately, we’re also expecting bicycle thieves to ramp up their activities. Here are some useful tips to help you avoid losing your ride to theft.

Record Details About Your Bike

diagram showing where to find bicycle serial numbers

The above image shows where to find your bicycle's serial number:

  1. Underside of crank (most common location)
  2. Headset
  3. Rear stays
  4. Seat down tube next to crank
  5. Top of crank

Target Harden In Public

photo of pickup truck with bikes in back

Be Vigilant At Home

Released by

Sgt. Peter DeVries

Media Relations Officer
North Vancouver RCMP
nvan.rcmp-grc.gc.ca (English only)
147 East 14th St, North Van., BC, V7L 2N4
Office: 604-969-7561
Cell: 604-363-5584
Fax: 604-969-7587

Email: peter.devries@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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