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How to… protect your garage with a pet lion

By Dan Aspel -

Riding Skills

 08 April 2011 16:00

Fed up of bike thieves preying on your garage? This solution from Mexico could be the most ingenious response to bike theft yet.

The story goes that, tired of having his garage raided for equipment, a mechanic across the Atlantic convinced the neighbourhood that he had a Mexican Lion protecting his premises. A few locals caught site of the beast and – sure enough – he hasn’t been burgled since.

Of course, there was no Lion. He’d simply trimmed his dog’s coat to resemble one.  True or not, the attached pictures don’t lie…