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Anti-theft

Someone stole your bike. Now what?

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Despite taking all the necessary precautions, your bike still got stolen? Sucks, big time. We cannot help you go through the grieving process, but we can remind you of the following steps to take. They might even help you retrieve your dear companion…

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How to lock your bike securely

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Having your bike stolen is not inevitable. If you use a good bike lock and follow the tips below, you can reduce the risk of your bike being stolen by over 90%.

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Why you should get your bike engraved

In case someone steals your bike, engraving (i.e. getting your national registration number engraved on the frame of your bike) increases the chances of getting it back.

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Insure your bike against theft

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The unfortunate prevalence of bicycle theft and vandalism might encourage you to take up insurance against bike theft. Insurance companies that offer packages specially for bikes are still rare in Belgium. However, some bicycle manufacturers and certain specialist bicycle shops do offer this kind of cover.

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Through developing personalised solutions that facilitate and encourage people to transition to cycling, the non-profit organisation Pro Velo contributes to a higher quality of life.