socks wrote: I propose the following.
BM.org has to end this stupidity that unless a lock has been cut the bike is not stolen until Monday.
socks wrote: We need more bike racks. This will stop the drag a ways.
socks wrote:We need to ban for life anyone who is caught stealing in Black Rock City.
socks wrote:Camps caught harboring stolen bikes
should be asked to leave. This may be harsh but its give the camp some ownership in it.
socks wrote:LEO's need to set up some bait bikes and make a few public displays of arrest. After a few days of this a bike left unlocked
will be by passed on. If they have the personal to try to set up the bars for under age serving this should be a easy one for them
to set up.
socks wrote:Camps need to be part of this solution. If someone came without a bike then suddenly shows up with one you need to ask
questions. Would you be comfortable to camp with a thief ? This is our city we all travel to at great expense and sacrifice
and I will be dammed to let the thieves ruin our city.
tatonka wrote:no problem with any thievery all week , locked my bike at camp and at center camp . Only time Imdidnt lock it was at the meet and greet , but I was right near it .
...I would love to see someone make a bait bike with a...
Captain Goddammit wrote:tatonka wrote:no problem with any thievery all week , locked my bike at camp and at center camp . Only time Imdidnt lock it was at the meet and greet , but I was right near it .
Yeah I know... I kept trying to swipe it but you just wouldn't go away from it.
Elliot wrote:I've had the idea to reverse and strengthen the springs on a brake so that you would have to pull the brake lever in to ride. Let go of the lever and the brake comes on. Automatic parking brake. But your hand would soon get tired of holding the lever tightly while riding, and you would almost certainly let go by mistake sooner or later. But fun idea.
Captain Goddammit wrote:...
Perhaps a way to trip the alarm would be to use a headlight generator. When someone starts riding, the generator makes power and trips a relay - which sets off the alarm.
Elliot wrote:Oh, definitely. This is a very complex problem, with widely differing opinions as to how to -- even whether to -- look for a solution.
And I'm going to sit this one out.
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