Recovering your bicycle:

If your bicycle does get stolen, identification is crucial for recovery. Some tips offered in Bicycling magazine include:

Keep a copy of your bicycle's receipt of purchase.

Record its make, model, year and serial number. Note any distinguishing features.

Take a color photo of the bicycle.

List the bicycle on your homeowner's or renter's insurance policy.

Write your driver's license number on index cards and slip them into the seat post, seat tube and handlebar stem.

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