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Title: Is the abus security chain still available?? Member: Adrian Date: March 22,2012 Time: 9:34am
Didn't see the security chain listed in the e-store as of March 22, 2012. Is it just sold out, or are you no longer carrying it? If it is sold out, any idea when more might be in stock? Thanks.
Admin: Unfortunately, after selling a bunch of them over the past 2 years, we have elected to remove them from the E-Store. Have elected to concentrate on bike registration services & decal kits.
March 22,2012 10:39am

Title: Weight of BikeRegistry Security Chain w/ Monobloc Member: chris Date: February 18,2012 Time: 4:41am
Hi there, what is the weight of the chain and lock that you sell? I couldn't find it in the description. thx!
Admin: The ABUS 82/70 Monobloc comes in at 1 pound, one meter of PEWAG security chain is 3 1/2 pounds, for a total of 4 1/2 pounds.
February 18,2012 11:20am

Title: New Cool Product for 2012 Member: Admin Date: January 13,2012 Time: 4:45pm
We are very glad to receive our first stock of the new super covert GPS tracker called the "SpyBike". Totally hidden in the steering tube, brutally effective GPS bike tracker. See our E-Store for details and specifications.

Title: BikeGlow Frame Light Member: Admin Date: May 23,2011 Time: 12:08pm
We are pleased to announce that the BikeGlow “bike frame light” has been added to BikeRegistry’s E-Store after a thorough review & testing of this product by BikeRegistry. This unique light features a 10 ft. long electroluminescent flexible light tube. Waterproof power supply. YouTube vid is complete and has been posted!

Title: Bike Registry Security Chain with Monobloc Padlock Member: Jacqueline T Date: May 22,2011 Time: 5:15pm
I received my chain,saddle and wheel tethers in a ridiculously short time,the chain is heavy and intimidating. I'm looking to buy another chain soon. My problem is I came across a video on YOU Tube today that shows 3 people successfully picking the ABUS 82/70 Monobloc padlock. That was very dissapointing! It can't be cut, but it can be picked open in 30 seconds to 1.5 minutes. Somebody please respond to this?
Admin: Thanks for the comment! In summary: Have shipped hundreds of these locks, never had one foiled by any means. One YouTube vid shows an empty monobloc being shimmed, something than can never happen in the real world since the security chain takes up all room in the lock "gap". There are some other vids showing kids who must have spent days locked up their little apartments honing their skill at picking one particular lock. In conclusion, if you want to see something you can prolly find it on YouTube.
May 22,2011 8:55am

Title: GPS BikeTracker Member: Admin Date: April 20,2011 Time: 10:29am
Really stoked about our new product, the SpyLamp GPS Bike Tracker .  A covert GPS/GSM tracker/transmitter combo perfect for use w/ high-end bikes, tracking your loved one on their long distance rides, police bait bikes, bike delivery services, etc.  Now stocking and shipping from Houston, Texas.

Title: Custom Built Bike Registery Member: Arian Date: March 5,2011 Time: 9:48pm
I have custom built mtb, and what do i put the information in manufacter and model name?
Admin: Yes, regarding custom bikes, due to time and money they are doubly worth registering. Due to the numerous custom bike builders, adding all of them permanently to all the drop-down menus is not feasible. Therefore we have been requesting Members to use "Other" as manufacturer then place builder's name & model in the line entitled "Model" to register.
March 5,2011 10:05am

Title: Language issue Member: Jose Date: January 3,2011 Time: 11:37am
How should I post my bike, in English, or in my native language? I mean, in case they stolen my bike, do you guys here traslate everything when you send the report to the police here in my country? or do I have to post it asuming it's my job to do that?
Admin: We suggest that you use your native language for your bike description, it will be more accurate than the Google based approximation. BikeRegistry does not send theft reports directly to local law enforcement, you should file locally. Hope your bike is recovered!
January 3,2011 11:45am

Title: OTHER manufacturer, specify? Member: Richard Date: November 24,2010 Time: 5:02pm
Is there anywhere to specify the manufacturer if OTHER? I just placed it in the model name along with the model, but an extra field if OTHER was selected would be nice. Barring that, could you maybe add Miele to the list of manufacturers? They were pretty big in the road-bike game in some regions in the 80s and the frames are relatively popular on the vintage market, and they still produce MTB/hybrids in Canada.
Admin: We go thru the database on a monthly basis and review new bike registrations with manufacturer = OTHER. Then we update our drop-down menus accordingly. Miele certainly rates, will append them to our drop-downs within a few hours. Thanks for the suggestion!
November 24,2010 5:47pm

Title: Posting Member: Jeff Date: October 28,2010 Time: 4:53pm
Trying to post without a picture. Won't let me submit it, keeps asking for a picture, but upload file area won't highlight for me to do so.
Admin: BikeRegistry is compatible w/ Firefox, Mozilla & all flavors of Internet Explorer. Have not tested on Ipad running Safari browser. Workaround is to email or call in such that we can manually create your New Bike entry from the server side.
October 28,2010 5:19pm

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