Left the beach around noon and am now back home. Drove into the driveway and first thing I noticed is that my trike was stolen. The $600 trike that I have been looking for a carrier for. Called the police and filed a report. However, I might as well just forget about it. They are never going to find it. My home owner's insurance has a very high deductible so I can't file a claim with them. I'm just out that money.
There are a bunch of little thugs from across town that come in our neighborhood and scope out the place for what they can steal. I've seen them before and know what neighborhood they live in. It's not a section of town I would go into. Last week it was a neighbor's motorbike. They jumped over his locked fence in his back yard and unlocked the gate then took the motor bike and started it up and rode it away.
I think that they took note of my coach being gone and figured no one was home so ripped me off. The bike was wedged against my house by my van. They had to bend the wheel and lift the bike over the hood of the van to get it out. Little bastards!
I know I should have put the bike in the house but that's not the point. I've lived here 26 years and never had anything stolen. Puts me in a very bad mood.
Now it seems clear to me that I will have to get a folding bike and store it in the coach for safety. I wouldn't put it past them to pry open the bay doors if they ever figure out that there is a bike inside, they will certainly do that.