Provo city code 9.32.010 states that, ” No person shall ride or propel any bicycle on any public place unless and until such cycle shall have been licensed.” Registering your bicycle enters it into Provo Police’s database so that they know it is your property. That way, if it gets stolen, you can get it back easier. […]
There’s a handy new bike device currently being developed by students in our own backyard. Jeffrey Hall gives us the low down on the “Flatlyn”: The Flatlyn (pronounced flat-line) is an innovative bike security device developed by a group of BYU student entrepreneurs and biking enthusiasts. The device keeps your bike secure while it is […]
In other awesome, only-in-Provo news, a local woman recently tracked down a bike thief, rescued her husband’s ride, and had the culprit arrested. Here’s the scoop from the official Provo Police blog: On October 8th, 2012 at approximately 10:30 pm a Provo resident called police to report their bike had just been stolen from the area of 200 […]
MadDog Cycles in Provo recently had a very very fancy bike stolen. Keep your eyes peeled, and report any deals that may be a little too good. The bike is a 2011 Trek Speed Concept 9.5 that is white/green with Shimano 105 and Ultegra components. The serial number is WTU107T078F.
From Provo PD; In the last two weeks, twenty-five Provo residents reported that their bicycles were stolen. Though bike thefts have plagued Provo for years, the twenty-five thefts represent a fifty percent increase over the previous two weeks. This summer alone, since May 1st to today’s date, there have been one hundred and forty-four reported cases […]
Lock up your bikes, neighbors. Even if they are in your backyard or a garage. In just one night at least three bicycles were stolen from the downtown Provo area. It seems that the bikes that were taken were not locked up. So, get yourself a good lock and learn the tricks of the bike […]
Last year around this time Provo saw a giant jump in bicycle theft. About 80 bikes were reported stolen in a two month period. The police responded quickly by making bike registration easier, and by putting out bait bikes to catch thieves. While these measures have gone a long way to helping and preventing theft […]
The Provo City Council recently approved the use of two tech-savvy decoy bikes that will be used to catch local bike thieves in the act. The bicycles will be left around town to lure in would-be bike-nappers. When in use, they will be monitored by the Provo Police Department. Fortunately, bike theft is a lot […]
I was hanging up posters for the much-anticipated Provelo Bike Picnic on the kiosks downtown, when I came across this photocopied cry-for-help: If anyone has information leading to the bicycle in question, please come forward!
I do not know if many of you know but the Mayor of our great little city has a blog. On the blog he talks about changes happening or coming to Provo as well as some of the stuff he does as Mayor. His most recent post is one that we should all read and […]