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VIC 02 R1 stolen 28/12/2010 custom white and black

Discussion in 'Stolen Bike Register' at netrider.net.au started by Love my R1, Jan 14, 2011.

  1. Hey peeps

    Someone decided it was a good idea to steal my beloved R1. I loved this bike more than I can possibly say. I spent hours and hours not to mention $$$$$ customising it. It is very rare as you can tell by the picture. It had custom white fairings, a scorpion shorty can, black shorty leavers.

    I know its a long shot but if anyone happens to recognise it at a track or anywhere please please drop me a line. 0414492436

    Thanks

    Ride safe


     

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  2. Might help a bit to say what town / state your from....
     
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  3. ditto, it's not much point telling us where to look for it if we don't know where you are....

    Oh, and welcome to Netrider, I'm sure you're going to be here for a long while......
     
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  4. or not
     
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  5. Nice looking bike, should be easy to spot if we know where to look...
    Never nice to read posts in this thread.
     
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  6. I know this guy and the bike was stolen in East Brunswick, Victoria from an underground car park.
     
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  7. With an ass end like that shouldn't be hard to spot.

    I think he was being facetious.
     
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  8. thanks guys

    Bike was stolen from east brunswick in Melbourne but to be honest it could be in any state by now.
     
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  9. Thanks mate. Enjoy the track tomorrow.
     
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  10. insurance?
     
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  11. Mate, your bike has been stripped and sold, check ebay for R1 parts, I doubt it's at the track. I wish you luck in finding and hurting the people responsible.
     
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  12. Bad luck man! Hope you find it. If you find the bike just tie them up and drag them down the road for a bit.
     
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  13. Love my R1 -

    Note sure if they did it back in '02 - but I know that now-a-days, every Yamaha leaving the dealership is micro-dotted (I know mine is!) - was yours?
     
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  14. No insurance if afraid. I thought my third party insurance covered theft. Apparently not. Wont make that mistake again.
     
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  15. don't know if it was micro dotted I got it second hand In fact I don't know what micro dotting is???
     
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  16. All good, I just got approved finance for an 08 R1 so that will take my mind off the old one. Better get insurance this time and a massive lock and some kind of electric shock security system that zaps anyone who even looks at the bike wrong.
     
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  17. Firstly - 'grats on the insurance and the finance for the new ride! Sweeeet!

    Micro dotting is also know as DNA Data Dots.

    Basically they spray the bike [or car, boat, whatever] with hundred and thousands of tiny microdots which are virtually impossible to find all of and remove. It helps to identify stolen parts if they chop the bike [etc] for parts and assists the police and insurance investigators to trace things back.

    Article HERE gives a better written explanation - with pics! (y)
    According to the article, Yamaha have been doing this since Feb '07 in Australia, so your new Yamaha - being an '08 should have it and come with a little credit card sized PIN REGISTRATION CARD...

    Be worth making sure you take your NEW ride to a Yamaha dealer and ensuring that the details on the bike are changed to show you as the new owner...

    I also know you get an insurance discount for having them on your bike!
     
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