Did you know, according to the Office of National Statistics (OoNS), two thirds of bikes are stolen from in or around the home? We all think about taking a cable lock or d-lock with us on a bike ride, especially if we think we’ll stop for a well-earned tea break or pit stop, but for some reason when the bike is at home our security guard is down. Continue reading What we’ve learnt from 10 Years of Bike Theft Data
We recently reported on the most up-to-date bike theft data[link to blog] from the Office of National Statistics, and from that data we looked at the value of the bicycles that were stolen since April 2015. Continue reading 51% of bicycles stolen are worth over £200, with 8% hitting the £1000 mark
It’s been a busy 2018 for us at Tuffboxes, with the launch of our new site, extension of our warranty to cover 10 years and developments underway of our Bike Shed range, but we forgot to mention we moved home! Well, 200meters to our new office block and expanded manufacturing site. Continue reading We’ve moved into a new home!
As we head into our 12th year, we are delighted to extend our 1-year limited warranty on our both our bicycle storage range of 10 years. Of course, the warranty doesn’t cover general wear and tear, just like a car warranty doesn’t, but it does cover defects in the sheet metal and construction. Continue reading Tuffboxes Launch 10 Year Warranty on Toolboxes and BikeSheds
A recent look at in-house data by Simply Business has revealed the top 10 places thus far in the 2018 for tool theft crime, with London, Sheffield, Birmingham and Leicester hitting the top spots. Their data also revealed July was a key target month for criminals, and Monday being particularly high for theft. Continue reading London, Sheffield and Birmingham hit the top spots for tool theft