Paragon Cycles has teamed up with BikeRegister and Cycleplan in an initiative to protect your new Paragon bike, should the worst happen then the stolen bike can be identified from the permanent markings to assist in owner recovery and if that doesn’t happen the reduced cost insurance will help get you back on the road as soon as possible. BikeRegister are the leading online bicycle identification and registration company in the UK and Cycleplan are at the forefront of cycle and rider insurance products.
Bike security is a serious concern for cyclists and anyone who’s thinking of taking up cycling – over 90,000 bikes were stolen last year as thieves believe that bicycle theft is a low-risk, high reward crime.
BikeRegister continues to provide peace of mind to cyclists by working with Police Forces, Local Authorities, Universities, Train Operating Companies, and Cycle Clubs to carry out cycle marking events across the country. Over 435, 000 bikes are now registered on BikeRegister.
By registering and marking a bike with one of these kits, the chances of having it stolen are greatly reduced. BikeRegister also provides protection for buyers and sellers of second-hand bikes, who can check a frame number on our database to confirm it hasn’t been reported stolen. BikeRegister is used by every UK Police Force and is the preferred bike marking system of the Metropolitan Police Service.
There are three products available for sale
The range of BikeRegister security marking kits are as follows
Membership Plus Kit£12.99
Contains 2 highly durable Tamper Resistant QRcode labels. These can be scanned with a smartphone to identify your bike on the BikeRegister website, and determine whether it is stolen.
UV Covert Kit£29.99
Allows you to mark your frame and bike components with hundreds of microscopic dots printed with your unique BikeRegister ID. The solution is quick and easy to apply, and once dry is virtually invisible. There is enough liquid for around 20 individual marks. The solution contains a UV tracer, enabling the Police to easily locate the marks, and in turn read one of the microdots to determine the unique ID and ownership. Included with the kit is a colourless UV marking kit which chemically etches the coating of your bike frame with your Unique BikeRegister ID, the marking is invisible unless seen under UV light. The kit also contains a durable, tamper resistant warning label and a Tesa label with your unique BikeRegister code.
Visible Marking Kit£19.99
Permanently marks the frame of your bike with your unique BikeRegister ID. This do-it-yourself kit chemically etches the coating of your bike frame with a visible and permanent blue mark, leaving a neat unique mark which does not affect the frame’s integrity. Included with the kit is a durable, tamper resistant warning label.