In the wake of the devastating crash that killed three people and injured many more, the bike lock phenomenon is becoming an increasingly popular solution for bicyclists who have lost their lives.
The idea has gained a wider audience thanks to a spate of similar attacks that have occurred across the country in recent years.
But what does it really mean to use a bike lock?
In this episode of The Cycle, we explain why it’s important to understand how it works and what you need to know to use one.
Show notes from the episode: Is your bike locked?
How does it work?
What are the pros and cons of using a bike locking device?
What is a bicycle collision lawyer?
What can we learn from the deaths of cyclists in London and other US cities?
The answers to those questions, plus an analysis of what happened in this crash, are explored in this episode.