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Dublin: 5 °C Friday 13 December, 2019

Video shows teens taking a bike in Dublin city centre

This demonstrates just how easy it is.

THIS VIDEO SHOWS just how easy it can be to relieve a bike of its lock.

Captured last December but highlighted today on Reddit Ireland, the bicycle was stolen from Thomas St, with the whole thing recorded on security cameras.

Source: darconio

The owner of the bicycle said he used a u-lock to secure it by the frame, instead of through the wheel. The bike is taken by simply flipping it over and using the frame as a lever.

This video demonstrates the correct way to lock your pride and joy:

Source: CyclingCampaign

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Emer McLysaght

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