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Young biker, if I may ask, why do you put your lock in your belt and why are your keys dangling off your backpack?
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Is there no where else to stow your lock? Is in your back pocket or pinched in your belt really the only place it can be?Any whats with your whole set of keys out in the open dangling off your pack?…Continue

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Maurice replied to Haddon's discussion Young biker, if I may ask, why do you put your lock in your belt and why are your keys dangling off your backpack?
"I never did this before, but I'll try it tonight, if only to spite the haters in this thread.   Perceived "look at me" motivation is a non-issue.  You could say that about anybody who wears anything other than the least…"
Thursday
Jaik S. replied to Haddon's discussion Young biker, if I may ask, why do you put your lock in your belt and why are your keys dangling off your backpack?
"FYI: These are the breaks. "
Thursday
notoriousDUG replied to Haddon's discussion Young biker, if I may ask, why do you put your lock in your belt and why are your keys dangling off your backpack?
"Putting your lock on your handle bars, if you have any brakes or shifters on it, is a terrible idea and not exactly great for your bike.  It also leaves you lock somewhere it can shift around and get wedged somewhere or effect the functionality…"
Thursday
notoriousDUG replied to Haddon's discussion Young biker, if I may ask, why do you put your lock in your belt and why are your keys dangling off your backpack?
"I don't want anyone to break anything either..."
Thursday
Jennifer on the lake replied to Haddon's discussion Young biker, if I may ask, why do you put your lock in your belt and why are your keys dangling off your backpack?
"I wish we could all ride wrecklessly and without any breaks."
Thursday
Waymond Smith replied to Haddon's discussion Young biker, if I may ask, why do you put your lock in your belt and why are your keys dangling off your backpack?
"I ride this way because I'm COOL!"
Thursday
Eli replied to Haddon's discussion Young biker, if I may ask, why do you put your lock in your belt and why are your keys dangling off your backpack?
"That's ... quite the interpretation."
Thursday
Haddon replied to Haddon's discussion Young biker, if I may ask, why do you put your lock in your belt and why are your keys dangling off your backpack?
Thursday
Haddon replied to Haddon's discussion Young biker, if I may ask, why do you put your lock in your belt and why are your keys dangling off your backpack?
"Did not mean to hit nerves, apologies.  Yesterday I saw a guy tucking his lock between his pants and underwear, I have seen locks in back pockets, tucked into belts and attached with the snaps to the messenger bag and once locked to the…"
Thursday
Tandemonium replied to Haddon's discussion Young biker, if I may ask, why do you put your lock in your belt and why are your keys dangling off your backpack?
Thursday
Tandemonium replied to Haddon's discussion Young biker, if I may ask, why do you put your lock in your belt and why are your keys dangling off your backpack?
"Love a good thread like this, getting everyone all riled up... For me: Half-bike: U-lock & cable in the chrome bag. Takes 0.2seconds to pull it out and doesn't jump around when just the locks in the bag. Not sure why they would move around…"
Thursday
notoriousDUG replied to Haddon's discussion Young biker, if I may ask, why do you put your lock in your belt and why are your keys dangling off your backpack?
"Why does it matter where other people keep their lock and keys? I carry a small u-lock in my pocket or belt when I am running errands because it is easy to get to.  Same reason I keep my keys on  clip on my belt, easy to get…"
Thursday
Jared replied to Haddon's discussion Young biker, if I may ask, why do you put your lock in your belt and why are your keys dangling off your backpack?
"I carry mine in my milk crate.  The holder it came with broke years ago.  I can't imagine carrying a lock on ones belt can be very comfortable."
Wednesday
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Haddon's discussion Young biker, if I may ask, why do you put your lock in your belt and why are your keys dangling off your backpack?
"I look mine around the saddle rails, and then it hangs down just above the rear fender."
Wednesday
David Barish replied to Haddon's discussion Young biker, if I may ask, why do you put your lock in your belt and why are your keys dangling off your backpack?
"Nah, I don't think this one was about how to carry a U lock. I think this one was about the generational divide. I don't have the same reaction as Haddon has but I will have to admit I  would  never put  my u lock in my…"
Wednesday
Ryan Stahlman replied to Haddon's discussion Young biker, if I may ask, why do you put your lock in your belt and why are your keys dangling off your backpack?
" I love strapping my lock to the front rack. Two small bungees hold the lock down tightly so it does not vibrate. I can grab it quickly while leaving the bungees in place."
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At 9:45pm on September 18, 2014, Tandemonium said…
I like the cut of your jib. Excellent 'shop skills.
 
 
 

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