How to prevent your bike from being stolen

1 Sep 2016 | Genoveva Geppaart

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Biking is very popular in the Netherlands, but unfortunately bikes are often stolen. If you are a victim of bike theft, it is important to inform the police. You will need that police report for your insurance. Without that report,  you will certainly not get your bike back.



Luckily, you can do a lot of things yourself to prevent your bike from being stolen :


Special tips for e-bikes

If you have an e-bike, the following actions are also important:

  • Remove the display, if possible. Without a display, your bike cannot be used as e-bike any more.
  • Lock the battery of your e- bike.  In case this is not possible, remove the battery when you stop biking.


All these actions will make it more difficult for bike thieves to steal your bike.

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