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Re: one for the Lycra mob
« Reply #60 on: 25 August 2017, 15:00:35 »

Grey legality, but I would do something like that too ;D

If the cyclist has half a brain he can get the padlock off with a piece of cut-up coke can, anyway.. ah, wait. Based on Ron's description he's probably still there staring at it, isn't he ;D :D

As part of my continual professional development and a desire to get in to Red-Teaming, I have been learning to pick locks and many of them are very, very easy unless you get a ruddy expensive one.  A basic 4 pin can be done by a beginner like me in a few seconds.  Made me think......

Yeah - I had a play with lock picking a few years ago when a colleague brought a practice set into the office.. I did not have the knack so gave up any ideas of becoming an international spy ;) But padlocks .. a simple shim opens the cheap ones and probably a good number of expensive ones!

Lots of YouTube videos of people demonstrating how. Do wish I had the 'feel' for proper lock picking, though.

Er, y'know, for research purposes ;D
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Re: one for the Lycra mob
« Reply #61 on: 25 August 2017, 15:15:20 »

No note, Mr. G. because no pen nor paper, but if I had had, I would have advised him to take it to the local nick whereupon they would unlock it - then charge him for cycling in a forbidden area!
How do you use a coke can to defeat a padlock?

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Re: one for the Lycra mob
« Reply #62 on: 25 August 2017, 15:19:56 »

A breaker bar handle works :-X
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Re: one for the Lycra mob
« Reply #63 on: 25 August 2017, 16:28:30 »

How do you use a coke can to defeat a padlock?

Like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEOWb68YumY

Or you can use two spanners, like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jJP0CcuJyE

(And many, many other videos on YouTube showing other methods..)
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Re: one for the Lycra mob
« Reply #64 on: 25 August 2017, 16:29:37 »

No note, Mr. G. because no pen nor paper, but if I had had, I would have advised him to take it to the local nick whereupon they would unlock it - then charge him for cycling in a forbidden area!
How do you use a coke can to defeat a padlock?

Ron.

They wouldn't charge him.  Depending on who has responsibility for enforcing that area it could be the council or the police, either way it would be a FPN.
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Re: one for the Lycra mob
« Reply #65 on: 25 August 2017, 18:31:22 »

FPN?
If he actually did go to the police station, and they wrer responsible for upholding the law (novel concept for the police?), then surely they would take the appropriate action?  ???

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Re: one for the Lycra mob
« Reply #66 on: 25 August 2017, 22:13:44 »

If a driver takes a car on to an area forbidden for motor vehicles he isn't going to be charged with wrekless driving. He's going to get a FPN unless he did something else to warrant a chargeable offence.

Some areas are not enforced by the police but by the council. It depends on who applied for the order.
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Re: one for the Lycra mob
« Reply #67 on: 25 August 2017, 23:11:53 »

Yes, but what does "FPN" stand for, please?

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Re: one for the Lycra mob
« Reply #68 on: 25 August 2017, 23:19:11 »

Fixed Penalty Notice?
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Re: one for the Lycra mob
« Reply #69 on: 25 August 2017, 23:24:37 »

Ta!
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Re: one for the Lycra mob
« Reply #70 on: 29 August 2017, 13:24:51 »

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Re: one for the Lycra mob
« Reply #71 on: 29 August 2017, 13:53:22 »

Rational tree huggers. You jest surely ?  :o ;D

P.S. Chris hoy said recently that men over 8 stone shouldn't wear lycra.  Just saying.  :D
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Re: one for the Lycra mob
« Reply #72 on: 29 August 2017, 14:22:01 »

I'd best get eating leaves for a few years then  :D
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Re: one for the Lycra mob
« Reply #73 on: 18 September 2017, 13:11:03 »

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Re: one for the Lycra mob
« Reply #74 on: 18 September 2017, 13:28:47 »

Good.  While it wont bring the lady back, I think it sends the right message although I still think that if it was a motorist his sentence would have been less.
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