950s KTM helmet lock?

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by Beartooth, Jun 22, 2009.

  1. Beartooth

    Beartooth Been here awhile

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    Yo....how do I rig up a helmet lock for my KTM 950s? Is there and aftermarket part out there? I know about the cable thing. But I want something that doesnt require flippin the seat off.
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  2. Terlingua

    Terlingua Terlingua

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    I just use a master lock and with a long latch on it. Then ether hook it to the bark busters are one of the braces are the tail bag plate.
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  3. Soberman001

    Soberman001 Been here awhile

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    Does that secure the strap? or the chin bar?

    I have used a small cable lock and run it through the visor opening on a full face. I figure that eliminates the motivation to just cut the helmet strap. (which some idiots would do).
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  4. dad2bike

    dad2bike Retired! Cranky Old Fart

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    I have crash bars. So I installed a motion pro helmet lock on the tube. I have one on each side for the both of us.
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  5. Backn86

    Backn86 714 Whore

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    Well this requires taking the seat off, but it works great for me.

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  6. Beartooth

    Beartooth Been here awhile

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    the motion pro looks like a good bet. thanks
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  7. Qwik

    Qwik Adrenaline Addict

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    Great Idea Backn86
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  8. rubRsidedown

    rubRsidedown Long timer

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    Fricken EH that's a sweet idea!!!!
    The BEST part is, you don't need an extra key.
    Thanks
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  9. viola-tor

    viola-tor Needs to ride!

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    I saw a tip here a while back that I like a lot:

    Get a long cable gun lock and run it around the chin bar and a piece of the frame or luggage rack. I went in a gun dealer and they gave me as many as I wanted for FREE (they said most customers don't want 'em. :dunno

    I keep the cable unlocked in my jacket pocket so I can lock the helmet when I stop somewhere without messing with my keys.

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  10. Terlingua

    Terlingua Terlingua

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    To Soberman001, I run the lock though the D-rings of the helmet. But I just see the gun lock I like that! It could all so double as a Blackjack:thwak.
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  11. Backn86

    Backn86 714 Whore

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    I still carry a cable if I want to lock up my jacket, but this seems to work great for the helmet. Good Luck Guys!
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  12. Megaplow

    Megaplow Adventurer

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    Backn86, perfect solution!
    I did it on both sides for when I ride two up.

    Joe
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  13. HellsAlien

    HellsAlien a has-been that never-was

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    I made up a pair of vinyl-coated cables with loops at both ends, so I can lock up his and hers. One end fits over the front luggage rack bolt/bushing. They swing out left/right for use, swing inside/under the rack plate when not in use. Slick, light and out of the way. Works with the Gobis too. Seat stays in place. I use small brass bodied locks on the end loops to the helmets.

    You can usually make up stuff like this at a marine supply store back in the rope/cable/rigging section. Cost like 3 bux.
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  14. Kafn8td

    Kafn8td Been here awhile

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    I knew all those gun locks would come in handy one day. Great solution!
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  15. PMC

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    SWEET!!!
    Now i have a use for those
    Freaking great idea. #ISHOULDATHOUGHTOFTHAT
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  16. guns&coffee

    guns&coffee Gnarly!

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    A bicycle cable lock works great. I bought the kind with combo and a coated cable.
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