I know this isn't the US-but this needs to be discussed.  You are out riding your bike.  Of course, if you were in SA, where there are Lions, Hyenas, etc-you carry a gun right?  Well, I do that here in the states.  Even riding around the neighborhood in the suburbs.  One can never be too careful right? 

Well, this week within 150 miles of my house, a girl was stabbed 30 times in the woods, and a woman was killed in her own home.  So, I strap up when I get dressed in the morning, and put it in the safe next to my bed when I lay down for sleep.  Either in the house or out of the house, I am always strapped.  This is why: