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What we’ve learnt from 10 Years of Bike Theft Data

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

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51% of bicycles stolen are worth over £200, with 8% hitting the £1000 mark

51% of bicycles stolen are worth over £200, with 8% hitting the £1000 mark

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

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London, Sheffield and Birmingham hit the top spots for tool theft

Van Tool Box

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

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We introduce our BikeShed to Tuffboxes

BikeShed Bicycle Storage

With over 376,000 bicycle stolen each year, and a company filled with cycling enthusiasts, we were keen to develop a new addition to our Tuffbox range over the last few months. So, this Summer we’re pleased to announce we launched our new Tuffbox BikeShed. Like the Tuffbox Original, this is our first edition and it’ll be developing over the coming year to offer variations of size, capacity and accessories.   Continue reading We introduce our BikeShed to Tuffboxes