Bike Thieves Love Equinox on Prince Street

Posted on: August 5th, 2010 at 6:17 am by

Victims of stolen bikes are getting more creative with their poster pleas.  Some elect the standard reward-if-found route.  Others, like Boogie reader KTMcK, choose more comical passive-aggressive techniques.  This sign was plastered all around the Equinox gym at 69 Prince Street, and is littered with pop culture references.

From the inbox:

My bike was stolen a few weeks ago from the equinox at prince & Crosby. The police told me this is the place thieves target most often in all the city. It sure would have been nice of my gym to share that information or SOMEONE to share that information so people are more cautious. Anyways, I posted these up all around the gym to take matters into my own hands.

And apparently this particular spot is quite popular among bike thieves.  While on the hunt, KTMcK encountered six people whose bikes were yanked from here.

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  • Joey

    Man, if these people put half the effort into learning how to lock up a bike properly that they do into making cute posters…