The University of Edinburgh Security Section, in partnership with EUSA and Police Scotland, have launched a campaign aimed at tackling bike thefts on campus and around Edinburgh.
In order to raise awareness of bicycle security, a number of 'Lock It or Lose It' bikes have been distributed around the Central Area. These fluorescent orange bikes are designed to catch the eye, and to draw attention to the message on the accompanying poster.
The University of Edinburgh Security Section recommends that the following advice is considered when securing a bike:
As part of the 'Lock It or Lose It' campaign, the Security Section are holding additional bicycle marking events in the Central area.
Staff and students of the University can have their bikes invisibly marked and registered on BikeRegister for free at the following venues:
D-Locks will also be on sale for the reduced price of £15 each.
In addition to the new campaign, The University of Edinburgh also runs Dr. Bike sessions to assist staff and students with general bike maintenence: