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Accident of the Day: U-Lock Becomes You-Lock For a Few Hours

Way to lock up that neck.

It's not uncommon to see savvy cyclists sporting a Kryptonite chain lock around their necks. It's a look that says, "I'm hip, and my outfit is hardy enough to rub against these dirty steel links while I ride."

So, one enterprising young rider reasoned, why not affix the U-lock around one's neck in a similar fashion?

Here's why not:

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