Bicycle Safety

Spartans for Safety - General Safety

close up of two people with their hands on bicycle handle bars

Reduce Your Risk of Theft

Download the Lock It or Lose It (pdf) brochure by UPD and Associated Student's Transportation Solutions for tips on securing your bicycle.

  • Approximately 5 bicycles are reported stolen every month at San Jose State University.
  • Mountain Bikes are the most commonly reported bikes stolen.
  • About half of these bikes reported stolen were locked with either cable locks or chain locks.
  • Bikes locked with U-Locks are less likely to be stolen.
  • Bike thieves use bolt cutters capable of cutting cable locks and chain locks in a matter of seconds.