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Video: European Bike Stealing Championships 2015

Amsterdam, Prague and Rome vie for top prize ... but is everything as it seems?

The recent European Bike Stealing Championships pitted three capital cities – Amsterdam, Prague and Rome – against each other find out where thieves would make off quickest with a bicycle left unlocked.

The results can be seen in this video, which is well worth a watch – as you may have already guessed, all is not as it seems, as the would-be thieves get a bit more than they bargained for.

You can find more background on the We Love Cycling website from Skoda.

–'s Bike Locking Bible


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Simon joined as news editor in 2009 and is now the site’s community editor, acting as a link between the team producing the content and our readers. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, he has reported on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, the latest developments in the bike industry and the sport’s biggest races. Now back in London full-time after 15 years living in Oxford and Cambridge, he loves cycling along the Thames but misses having his former riding buddy, Elodie the miniature schnauzer, in the basket in front of him.

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