To own a bicycle in the city is, inevitably, to have it stolen. What exactly happens to all those stolen bikes? In an article for Outside magazine, Patrick Symmes takes the obvious step: He attaches a hidden GPS device to his bike, lets it be stolen, and tracks it afterward.
What happened to your stolen bike
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