How do you secure you bike?

Discussion in 'OT Driven' started by thecontinental, Jul 27, 2004.

  1. I'm trying to decide on what kind of security measures to take. What kind of chain, lock or alarm can you guys recommend? Thanks!
     
  2. GCEX

    GCEX Drifting Along

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    I park mine in my bedroom.
     
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    have a disc brake lock in addition to long chain.... no alarm but hey, I have insurance
     
  4. Cool... what kind of chain? Is a Kryptonite chain worth getting???
     
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    "Kill switch" works great. its cheap and very secure. They can't really steal your bike if they can't start it. rite?
     
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    I park mine in my living room too
    But what about when you take it out for a ride and you have to leave it out in the parking lot?
     
  7. GCEX

    GCEX Drifting Along

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    I stopped commuting with my bike.

    If I go somewhere and have to park it, I can either see it through a window or I'm no more than 10 feet from it. :o
     
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    they can always get couple of guys to load it on to a truck, motorcycles arent that heavy :hs: ..... i use a disc locks but many people have said "if they want it bad enough they will get it" so best bet is insurance
     
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    I've got a disc lock for when I'm out and about, and I use the lock and a chain to secure the bike when it's at home.

    Parents didn't like it when I tried to roll the bike into the house when I brought it home.
     
  10. can anyone recommend a disc lock?
     
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    the kryptonite ones are pretty cheap. i use one. it's around 30 for the evolution disc locks. or you can get the ny locks. the fagghettaboudit chains pretty nice too

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    Well a disc lock wont stop them from loading it on to a truck either. So insurance is the best solution.
     
  13. bagged

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    where the fuck do you carry that heavy ass chain when you ride?
     
  14. SBandit4

    SBandit4 If shit hits the fan, just make sure you have a go

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    When I am home, I park it in the garage, but when I am out and about in the city, I just slap a disc lock on it.
     
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    it is basically one of these: http://www.lockitt.com/CablesArmored.htm
    but a different brand
     
  16. The Acclude

    The Acclude Makin' love is cool, but sometimes she needs her h

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    I garage and chain mine. Live in a pretty nice area, but you never know :)
     
  18. baloop

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    scorpio sr-i500 alarm, has a paging system that's good for about 1/2 mile. works for me since i'm almost never that far from my bike anyway. and when i'm home, i use my kryptonite cable lock to secure it around an nonmoveable object. i can't afford full coverage, not even comprehensive.
    if you're in the same boat as me, can't afford full coverage and live in an apartment, i think the best is...
    - scorpio paging alarm
    - secure the bike to a nonmoveable object
    - bike cover
     
  19. TL1000RSquid

    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    Disc lock and scorpio alarm, other then when im at home the bike is never out of my sight.. But if someone wants it bad enough they'll get it. I had a F3 stolen out of my garage with disc lock and an alarm on it :wtc: Theft coverage is the best security. If you cannt afford it definently get a good alarm (scorpio with page) and a disc lock(kryptonite) would love to catch someone trying to steal my bike :hammer:
     
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    backpack? :dunno:

    don't got one, but if i had one it'd go in my backpack.
     
  22. Mr. Jack

    Mr. Jack Go Fast - Turn Left

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    Parking it in bedroom or living room is the best. A nice Gixxer or R6 is a good conversation starter with guests.

    :hs:
     

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