Bike Crew : Garage door, how do you open yours.

Discussion in 'OT Driven' started by Peter Gibbons, Apr 29, 2005.

  1. Peter Gibbons

    Peter Gibbons OT Supporter

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    Well?

    I've been thinking about picking up one of the premade systems. Just easier and cleaner. http://www.f2ptechnologies.com/ My buddy has the (horribly overpriced) Harley system and loves it.

    Now I just usually grab my opener out of my car and use that, but it's annoying. I want something cleaner and easier.

    Anyone use anything like this? :coolugh:
     
  2. Raithan

    Raithan :wackit:

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    I ust bought a second garage door remote and I keep it in the pocket of my riding jacket. :dunno:
     
  3. Peter Gibbons

    Peter Gibbons OT Supporter

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    That's what I do too, it's dumb. I'd rather just flash my high beams or something. Esp. since my driveway is a hill, I'd like to just roll on in and up. Besides, I like gadgets and it's cool :cool:
     
  4. willisJ

    willisJ what u talkin bout?

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    I have a keypad on the door.. i think i'd like your idea better
     
  5. McCroskey

    McCroskey Jonny, what can you make out of this? OT Supporter

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    My building's architecture is such that halfway down my driveway on the side there's
    a landing for the staircase...I attached a keypad to that. Roll up, flip it open, punch
    the numbers in, don't have to get off the bike. I literally laughed the first few times I
    used it.
     
  6. Peter Gibbons

    Peter Gibbons OT Supporter

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    Nah, no key pad. Don't like the look, plus I want to roll up and in. I'd have to stop on my hilly driveway or get off the bike in the street to do that, so that's out.

    It's down to a question of how much I want to spend on it. Judging by my ability to spend money on silly things, I'll probably buy something because I don't feel like soldering :p
     
  7. Carolyn

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    I have the garage door opener that's the size of the keychain - works OK for me :)
     
  8. Alt+F4

    Alt+F4 official OT hockey stud

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    Wow, that's pretty badass. I thought it would be a lot more expensive than it is...but $80? Nice.
     
  9. Orestes

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    i know some people buy a second garage opener and hide it under the seat or something and wire it up to work with the high beam.
     
  10. ProFX

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    Keypad here. Too much work attaching and waterproofing a remote to the bike.
     
  11. Snafu

    Snafu more than meets the eye

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    ditto
     
  12. FlameRedXJ

    FlameRedXJ Professional Lurker!

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    If its a genie opener then Lowe's sells a keychain one (same size as an alarm keychain for car). They work pretty good and could just attach it to your bike key, it is still small enough to not interfere with anything.
     
  13. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    i carry my garage door opener in my pocket :dunno:
     
  14. Bret The Ripper

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    I get off my bike and open it with a key. Lazy bitches. :ughj:
     
  15. Frequency

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    I get off turn the bike, turn the handle lift the door park inside.
    Or if im going out later i pull around onto our back deck
     
  16. Esp69st

    Esp69st Who's talking about OIL... bitch you cooking

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    I get off the bike punch in the numbers,, and push the bike in, OH MY GOD I WISH I HAD IT EASIER... FAWK.

    TOO MUCH WORK.
     
  17. ffxhub

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    I am pretty sure someone makes a key FOB that will open a garage door. That way it's small and will work with your current opener. I think X10 or someone makes one. I used to get the mag, but never changed the mailing address when I moved.

    Something like this:

    http://www.x10.com/automation/x10_kr19a.htm

    I am sure they have something like this that would work. I thought HomeLink made something for it, but when I pulled up their site they didn't have shit.

    Maybe something like this:

    http://www.remotesdepot.com/products/carper/c390.html
     
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