Preventing Bicycle Theft

Register Your Bicycle

Bicycle theft is an ongoing problem in every community. Most bicycle thefts can be prevented by taking simple precautions.

  • Never leave your bike unlocked, even for a short time.
  • Talk to your local bike store about the right lock for your bike or visit the secure your bike with a lock page on this website.
  • Make sure you lock both your frame and at least one wheel to an immovable object.
  • Park in busy pedestrian areas visible from many vantage points.

Recovering Stolen Bikes

Of over 15,000 bicycles stolen in the U.S. every day, only two to five % are recovered by their owners. One of the best ways to increase your chances of recovering your bicycle is to have it registered.

You can register your bicycle with the Menomonee Falls Police Department.