I had 2 bicycles stolen when I was a kid. My parents were nice enough to purchase them for me, along with a bike lock. I always locked it up wherever I went and never had a problem. Unfortunately, we didn’t have a garage or any other place to lock up the bike at home so I would always leave it leaning up against the back of the house. It turns out, that’s not a very secure storage area. I’m still not sure why they didn’t come up with a new plan after the first incident.