WHAT NOT TO ENGRAVE ON YOUR BIKE
September 7, 2005
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Just wanted to say I really
liked your book and am recommending it to friends. I did,
however, find one thing that should be changed.
In the anti-theft section you recommend
engraving a bike with your Social Security number. Thats
not a good idea with todays level of identity theft.
You might want to change this in the next edition.
Otherwise, great book. Keep up the
And imagine the indignity: First
he steals your bike, then impersonates you! Thanks for the
Some have suggested engraving your
drivers license numberwhich, if you leave out
the hyphens, people might not recognize. But maybe in this
case simplest works bestuse your name.
Dont forget to tell your engraver-deprived
friends: My book, Urban Bikers
Tricks & Tips (glad you like it), offers plenty
of other ways to thwart thieves.