Videos like this might put fear into the hearts of bicycle thieves everywhere. In the video, different cities that are known for high rates of bicycle theft have bait bikes implanted and fitted with non-dangerous explosives. The situation is set up so when the bike is stolen, musicians perform for the thief and a harmless but distinctive red explosion goes off on them.
As the bikes are being monitored, the suspense mounts. However, a thief actually does come forward to take a bike after a lot of hesitation. Sure enough, the explosion goes off, the band appears, and he runs away in embarrassment. He may never steal a bike again, and the experience may put several thieves off of bicycle theft.
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