"This sums up bike security. It's all about deterrent. The bigger hassle you make it for them to steal your bike, the better. Sheldon Brown's technique is effective, but not theft-proof. Nothing is. As Peter above mentioned, "Locks are…"
"Oh yeah, right on. Got ya now.
Sure thing - 18th works, too. Gives me more time to boogie. As long as we get there in time for the Cat 5 lineup (5:50-6PM), I'm good. Or, just start heading down and I'm sure I'll catch you.
"I rode down last night (Mon.). Left a few minutes before 5 p.m. from my office at Michigan/Ontario via Illinois, LFP, S. Burley Ave (past the velodrome). Had a nice tailwind and made in 45 minutes. Avg. 18-19 mph.
Doing it again today (3/26) and…"
"Car free for 2 years now.
I rent a few times a year for vacation or work. Like Sarah D., I'm a Zipcar member for when I need one—and the Zipvan is particularly nice, such as when I moved within the city last summer. Occasionally…"
"To the original poster: You don't need this person in your life. Don't let the co-worker live rent-free in your head, no matter how irascible and unreasonable he/she may be. People like that don't know what they're missing out on…"