Due to the pandemic, many people have turned to cycling as a way to exercise or as an alternative to crowded public transportation. Bike sales have been on the rise, and so are bike thefts. In fact, some cities saw double-digit increases. Hadia Bakkar has this report.
HADIA BAKKAR, BYLINE: First-year medical student Kristen Buss lives in Bloomington, Ind. She likes to cycle around for fun with her boyfriend or use her bike to get to and from campus. That's until she had two bikes stolen from her back porch within six months.
KRISTEN BUSS: We just came home one day, and we realized it was gone.
BAKKAR: She thought she knew how to keep her bike safe.LISTEN TO 3 MINUTE INTERVIEW