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post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-27-2009, 01:23 PM
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That's a nice looking bike VisionRider. Looks like a blast to ride. I'd love to see some additional pics if you get the chance. Thanks.
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post #12 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-27-2009, 01:25 PM
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HI all,

I am new to this forum so you guys have probably answered this question many times before, if so i apologise.

What is the best way to ensure that your bike doesnt get knocked off when you are touring, particulalrly when you are camping? Has anyone ever had this nasty experience?

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Welcome aboard! Glad to have you here. Just a tip, but you may get more resdponsesd if you pose the same question as a new thread. But, with that said, are you talking about the kick stand sinking in the ground and the bike falling over?
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post #13 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-27-2010, 01:45 AM
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If you mean knocked over, it is a good idea to carry a small square of plywood to put under the kickstand when camping in gravel. I have had every bike I ever owned tipped over while camping. Only the first time the paint is dinged is the bad time, soon you just ignore it and it never happens again.

If you mean ripped off or stolen, that is a different color horse. A big cable to the table is the best solution. A rope tied to the bike and to the tent is another. Anything to make it noisy or difficult.

The only time I ever had one outright stolen was in a parking lot at a sporting goods store. Some character and his brother loaded it up to the back of their boat and strapped it on. I saw them do the deed and called the cops. Got the bike back, and I had more paperwork to do than they did, and spent more time at the police station dealing with the red tape than they did in jail. Next time, I will just look the other way and file a report and forget trying to stop the process.

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