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Bike Protection

Discussion in 'General Motorcycling Discussion' at netrider.net.au started by DuHAST, Jul 31, 2006.

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  1. I never leave it in public - PERIOD.

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  2. If i leave it, it is ALWAYS in sight.

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  3. Fork lock.

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  4. Alarm.

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  5. Disk Lock.

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  6. Cable/Chain lock (e.g. Kryptonite)

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  7. Leave it unsecured, not concerned.

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  1. With this recent spate of and bikes getting knocked over & thefts,
    what do you guys do about securing/protecting your bike ?



    personally i only leave mine in public if its within sight.
     
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  2. Good question Duhast

    Ive just purchased my first bike and currently looking and deciding what is most effective ie: cost / deterent / ease of use etc and a little confused.

    Am keen to see the results :)
     
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  3. Insurance, immobiliser, and a deeply undesirable bike are my solution!
     
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  4. Insurance ,....... if they want it ,they will take it.
     
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  5. I tend not to leave my bike anywhere for very long.
     
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  6. Bought a Hyosung. No one wants to steal them :LOL:

    Seriously though, steering lock at all times. Disc lock whenever I remember. Padlocks on the panniers. If at home it's always locked in the garage.

    Sled is right though, if they want it, they WILL take it.
     
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  7. I use multiple security devices.
    Disk lock with alarm and a big bad chain, also a bike cover if leaving for some time in certain cirumstances.
    Of cause i also have insurance.
     
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  8. Disc lock and faith in God......
     
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  9. well at least the disk lock might work
     
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  10. ah, but you see......

    oh never mind, too hard to explain :grin:
     
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  11. Steering lock.

    Twist o the key and a whole lot of faith is protecting my bike at the shops ^_^
     
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  12. I park next to better looking bikes ;)
    hasnt been stolen yet!!

    seriously, I park in front of cameras when i can, but mostly i dont leave it unless i can see it.
     
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  13. Steering lock at all times, other than that if they really want it they will take it. Mostly the bigger bikes that go missing anyways. Fully insured also.
     
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  14. Steering lock and faith in fellow human being that they would not get interested in my bike.
     
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  15. Lock it and Leave it...... if they take it..... insurance buys me another one.... life's too short to be paranoid....
     
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  16. "Who's the bloke watching your bike for you?"

    "God."

    "He looks mean."

    "No shit! He once had his own son whacked?"


    :rofl:
     
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  17. Like how you stand next to me to avoid abduction. :cool: :LOL:
     
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  18. Always use a disk lock and chuck on a cable lock too if it's in a dodgy area.

    And i'll be soon buying a super heavy duty chain and lock for really dodgy areas where the bike will be out the front of the house overnight.
     
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  19. yes... to avoid abduction...

    :-w
     
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  20. Fully comp insurance seems to give me piece o mind,they would be doing me a favour stealing it anyways,insured for more than its worth,any takers?I know nahsing,naaahsing :-#
     
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