Monday 8 July 2024

Keep your bicycle safe with free bike marking on these upcoming dates!

Do you love cycling around Sidcup? Whether you're a seasoned cyclist or a casual rider, keeping your bike safe is important. A great way to deter theft and increase your chances of getting your bike back if it is stolen is to get it security marked.

The good news is there are free bike marking events happening in Sidcup over the next few days! Here's where you can get your bike marked:

  • Morrison's Sidcup: Wednesday, July 10th from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Tesco Sidcup, Edgington Way: Friday, July 12th from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Bexleyheath Broadway: Friday, July 13th from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Marlowe House, Sidcup: Saturday, July 14th from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Getting your bike marked is a quick and easy process. The police will typically record your frame number and apply a visible security marking to your bike. This marking can be a deterrent to thieves, and it can also help the police identify your bike if it is stolen.

So why not take advantage of these free events and get your bike marked? It's a simple step that could help you keep your bike safe.

Here are some additional benefits of getting your bike marked:

  • Peace of mind: Knowing your bike is marked can give you peace of mind when you're out and about.
  • Increased chance of recovery: If your bike is stolen, a security marking can make it easier for the police to identify and return it to you.
  • Reduced insurance premiums: Some insurance companies offer discounts for bikes that are security marked.

So what are you waiting for? Get down to one of these free bike marking events and keep your bike safe!

Source: Bexley Police @ https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=877814637718825&set=a.629423115891313

See Source and dates above - https://www.bikeregister.com/


Protecting Yourself from Street Scams

Here are some tips to help you stay safe: General Precautions Trust your instincts: If something feels off, it probably is. Don't hesit...