Check the Serial Number The obvious starting point to find the date a bike was made is the serial number. Serial numbers are stamped onto the bike during the manufacturing process. They are a useful tool in helping recover bikes after theft and also to establish the model. The good news is most bikes have them.
Will insurance cover stolen bike?
Bicycles are covered under the personal property section of a standard homeowners or renters insurance policy. An insurer will reimburse you, minus your deductible, if you file a claim when your bike is stolen or when its damaged in a fire or other disaster thats covered by your policy.
Which is lighter chromoly or aluminum?
Chromoly vs Aluminum Its lighter and stiffer than steel, but its also more brittle and easily damaged. Chromoly is slightly heavier than aluminum, but the frame can be thinner and has reduced stiffness, which provides a smoother ride. Aluminum, on the other hand, is more like glass, which breaks before it bends.