519 bikes will be stolen this week!
Don’t let yours be one of them The world’s top bike theft expert Dr Ken German wants you to help him win the war
Motorcycle theft is changing. There’s a new breed of criminal in town, and they’ve developed new tricks for nicking our bikes. Last year’s crime stats went through the roof. More than 519 two-wheelers will be stolen this week alone, and less than half of them will be recovered. That’s around 27,000 bikes a year, costing the insurance industry - and you via your premium - £105 million. So we brought in the world’s leading bike theft expert, Dr Ken German, to talk us through who’s nicking our bikes, where they’re going and how we can beat the thieves. Here’s everything you need to know about the changing face of theft in 2017.