Thief-proofing your bike in France

How do I get an anti-theft marking on my second-hand bike – the marking which traces it back to me if stolen and then recovered? What’s the cost of this?

France has a system of bicycle anti-theft coding. It is called Bicycode and is run by the Fédération Française des Usagers de la Bicyclette (FUB) in association with the Interior Ministry, insurance companies and other interested bodies.

A network of around 250 bicycle ...

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