Bicycle Theft

    From where to register your bike to what to do if someone takes off with it, our GET HELP and GET PREPARED sections provide useful information to keep your wheels under your control!

    WHN TIP – Be safe, be smart and be prepared!


  • On the Road: Tips for Safe Biking

    Before Each Ride WHN TIP – The Right Tools: Assemble the tools to do basic bike maintenance and take a bike maintenance class so you know how to use them. Here’s a good list from REI of what tools to bring on your road – just in case! Get an empty water bottle and a plastic bag. Inside […]

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  • Round-Up of Bicycle Safety Resources

    May is National Bike Month, sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and celebrated in communities from coast to coast. With that in mind, here’s a list of bicycle-related resources with tips on safe riding and information about what to do in case of an accident with or theft of your two-wheeled “steed”! AAA Exchange’s […]

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  • Bicycle Theft Resources

    Government and State Resources University of Oregon Bicycle Theft Program Tips on locking your bike, parking, and bike thefts can be found on this page. The University of Oregon has selected Project 529 of Portland as its partner for high-tech bike registration: the 529 Garage, the industry’s first mobile-based bicycle registration system designed for college […]

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  • How to Register Your Bike

    There are several ways to register your bike. Choose one or all of the following: Self-register your bike Take a good picture of your bike. On the back, put your bike’s make, model and license or registration, serial number and any distinguishing features. Store in a safe place at home – not on your bike! […]

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  • Bicycle Theft: What to Do

    WHN TIP – Advice from Experts: Listen to this podcast for tips on how to describe a suspect. What To Do Immediately Be safe, be smart Get to a safe place. Call the police. They will ask you for several things about your bike, including: The registration number The year The make The model The […]

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  • 6 Key Insurance Terms for Determining Value

    Knowing these terms helps to understand the process insurance agencies and relief organizations use to determine the value of your loss. Your tax accountant can also help you when claiming your losses. Valuation of Goods It is very difficult to measure your personal loss of goods. This is because many items have a sentimental value to […]

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  • 5 Residence Hall Theft Prevention Tips

    Theft is a crime of opportunity. leaving your dorm room doors and windows unlocked gives a thief the chance to steal anything! WHN TIP – Top Stolen Items: The most popular items to be stolen on campus include small and portable electronics – cameras, cell phones, laptop computers, mobile devices. Know What You Have Write […]

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