Security and crime prevention - General
Security and crime prevention - Bicycles
Security and crime prevention - Motorcycles
Security and crime prevention - Off-road motorcycles
Security and crime prevention - Caravan
Security and crime prevention - Street Furniture
Advanced motorcycle training - Road
Advanced motorcycle training - Track
Advanced car driving - Road
Advanced car driving - Off Road
Local Engineering Subcontractors
Contact your local Crime Prevention Officer: http://www.police.uk/
Government advice on crime reduction measures and initiatives.
CrimeStoppers is a charity dedicated to reducing crime, including for anonymous reporting of crimes.
Listings of products approved by Sold Secure
The Crime Prevention Website has a wide range of crime reduction advice relating to a variety of situations and delivered in a friendly and informative way.
See our dedicated section about cycle security advice.
There is also a detailed and helpful review of our Protector chains and various locks on BikeLockWiki.Back to top
Home Office Steer Clear of Bike Crime Leaflet
Home Office Top Ten Motorbike/Scooter Tips
Thames Valley Police have a page giving advice on motorbike security. This includes the following set of quick security tips:
Trials, Moto Cross and Enduro bikes are more difficult to trace when stolen, so they attract more interest from the thieves.
These bikes are not normally registered with the DVLA but you can register them, and it is free to do so. This means that both the engine and frame numbers will then show up on both the police and DVLA systems. The motorcycle will be issued with a "Q" plate but you do not have to fit it providing that it remains off-road as intended.
Give the DVLA a call and make your bike just a little bit more secure.
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Home Office Top Ten Caravan Tips
The Caravan Club offers advice and services to caravan users. (Note: some content is restricted to club members only.)
We are pleased to be associated with the Cyclehoop bicycle stand, which is an innovative design that clamps onto signposts and can be installed in minutes. This stops locked bicycles being lifted over street signposts and is being trialed by multiple councils in London.
The following road riding training organisations are all run by current or retired Police officers. These Police-trained experts are able to give advice on your riding to improve your safety and your confidence. Your enjoyment increases as a result! Remember: The single most effective performance improvement you can make is to train the rider!
BikeSafe is a national initiative that provides genuinely friendly and constructive advice from Police motorcyclists supervising members of the public. Highly recommended.
Mick Wheatley's 4-day OxOCN NVQ Level 3 Course is highly recommended.
The California Superbike School is the best track training school in the world. Get personal instruction on track riding from current and ex-racers following the legendary Keith Code style of explanation and teaching. Many race techniques (but not all!) translate to road riding and can further improve your skill, safety, and enjoyment. Remember: The single most effective performance improvement you can make is to train the rider! Highly recommended.
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The Ixion mailing list has a great depth of expertise in road and track riding and freely given advice on all things motorbike, and a lot of things that are nothing to do with motorbikes at all! Highly recommended. (Not for the squeamish or easily offended!)
The British Motorcyclists' Federation, or BMF, works to protect the interests of motorcyclists everywhere.
The Amateur Motor Cycle Association, or AMCA, promotes off-road motorcycle sports including motocross, enduro, trials and scrambles.
The following organisations are highly recommended subcontractors and suppliers that we are proud to use for various aspects of our manufacturing. Support British engineering!
Armstrongs Blacksmiths & Engineers: ISO9002 certified industrial blacksmiths and engineers - The proprietor of this subcontractor won the first international blacksmiths' competition and has provided very valuable guidance on several aspects of our manufacturing processes, as well as the team manufacturing various difficult components used in our products.
CW Fasteners: Broad range fastener and anchor stockists and suppliers offering an unusually deep stock of high grade engineering fixings, tools and comsumables. Supporting high calibre suppliers!
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