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Two Words and Two Seconds 
20th-Jan-2010 02:03 pm
Arcadia
Two Words: Angle Grinders. Elapsed Time: 2 seconds.

This time it was legitimate (thanks Mike!) but the fact remains that a determined thief with a cordless version can grab any bike/trike under the sun regardless of the lock used and in about the same timeframe.

Fortunately determined thieves are rare, particularly for unusual bikes like recumbents.
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20th-Jan-2010 04:12 am (UTC)
For the record, what was the lock used in this case?
20th-Jan-2010 05:58 am (UTC)
It was a Kryptonite cable lock, and it was a decent lock at a reasonable price.

However I truly don't think it would have mattered since I've also had occasion to see an angle grinder take out reasonably tough D-lock in not much more time.

ie: the difference between an OK lock and a superb lock is likely to be all of 5 seconds if you're really lucky.
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