Well, I figured I'd give this a quick type so others could enjoy it!
My wife bought a brand new Cannondale mountain bike last week, somewhere around $600 (I don't wanna know). About 4 days later someone stole it out of our garage. We went to the police and they found it the next day, thank god! Now we keep it locked in the cellar.
I have kept my motorcyles (954 and f4i) in that garage for a few years now with no problems.
My wifes old schwinn is still in the garage. It has two flat tires and the chain is stuck wrapped around the rear sprockets. I pull up in front of my house last night, get out of the car, and start walking down the driveway towards the back door. Low and behold half way down the driveway a kid walks by pushing my wifes old bike. I thought to myself "what the hell". I start walking next to the kid and say "hey nice bike". He says "thanks". I said "I have one just like that, sitting in the garage over there" I said "hey I didn't know you live here" (now I own this house so I know what the hell is going on) and he says "oh, I don't" I said, "whacha doing with that bike?" He says, "oh, it's mine, my friend borrowed it and I came to pick it up" I said, "oh yeah, what's your friends name and where does he live?" He said "nelson lives in one of these apartments, I'm not sure which one!"
So, at this point I'm completely amazed the kid is still bullshitting his way around and hasn't cracked yet!!
I say "wow, that's a nice bike, but it looks like the tire is flat", he says, "yeah, nelson said he hit a rock or something and the tire popped!"
Ok, time to turn up the pressure!
I ask "So, don't you feel like a sissy riding around on a girls mountain bike all the time???" He says "Oh, umm, hmm, it's really my sisters bike" I say "oh, how old is she?" He says "she's 10" I started laughing. I don't know any 10 year old girls who are over 5' tall. I say "how does she touch the ground on this thing?" At this point the kid starts blubbering, crying, and running around. I tell him to get the hell out of my neighborhod before I call the cops. I really wish I had done more but hopefully the hellions won't be back again!
To see his eyes popping out of his head was priceless!!
I just couldn't imagine walking right up upon a kid stealing my bike!!