Cyclist Takes Down Bike Thief With Rugby Tackle Before Fighting Him Off In Dramatic Video

Dramatic footage shows the moment a cyclist rugby-tackled and fought off a thief who tried to steal his bike after he left it unlocked for just seconds.

How quick can a bike be robbed? Less than 17 seconds based on the video. Scroll down for Video


Although he managed to recover his bike, €200 (£180) worth of damage was inflicted upon the racer.

360 Cycles Clontarf shared the video with a warning.


“This happened in Clontarf over the weekend and we would like to urge all bike owners to lock their bikes at all times even if you are just leaving it for under a minute.”