Lock up your bike!!

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by RFVC600R, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. Tinker1980

    Tinker1980 Long timer

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    I used to lock the EX500 up to the 8' tall fence behind it at work with a U-lock. Once had someone steal a bike from work, they knocked down my battered old 500 to get to the $36,000 custom harley road king. So... ugly old bikes locked to things are kinda theft-resistant.

    My current job, I park the bike inside. Next to the laser. There are cameras everywhere, large and strong employees looking for a fight, and a bit of an obstacle course to even get to it in the first place - all for a dirty KLR - and when all that fails, full coverage insurance.
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  2. STUFF2C

    STUFF2C We Ain't Left Yet!!

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    One of the advantages to riding a BMW... who the fk would steal it.

    the getto boys all ride zip and splats and hte HD riders don't even know BMW makes modern motorcycles.

    that leaves BMW riders... :lol3
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  3. RFVC600R

    RFVC600R GOT SAND? NO!

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    Im going to the hardware store :D

    Gonna get a fat chain, a bag of concrete and fatty lock. Still going to use my other bike lock too. I would expoxy it in some concrete like you did if i wasn't rentning
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  4. Ginger Beard

    Ginger Beard I have no soul

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    A majority of the motorcycle buying market ? :dunno





    If someone wants your bike bad enough then there isn't a lock that will stop them. Best that you can do is to make it as difficult as possible.
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  5. Michael

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    I bought the Kyrptonite anchor. Haven't installed it yet but it looks pretty secure. For your purposes you could dig a hole, pour a couple of bags of redimix cement in, and attach the ground anchor to that.

    Here is another option I found on the Net. http://www.bikeradar.com/gear/categ...roduct/review-pragmasis-maxi-shackle-10-34370 This site also has reviews of several ground anchors.


    aaand here is something pretty cool - a 40" long spike you hammer into the ground - they post a video of a jeep trying unsuccessfully to pull it out. http://www.memphismetalfabrication.com/products/securitygroundanchors.html
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  6. ttpete

    ttpete Rectum Non Bustibus

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    When you install it, follow the instructions exactly. It's important to use the anchor as a drill jig so all of the holes line up when done. The drill bit tends to walk when starting, and needs the next hole in the anchor to guide it.
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  7. IheartmyNx

    IheartmyNx Ihave2draft

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    This has only been brought and discussed in detail 48,456,677 times...

    And every time the consensus is, if they want it, they'll get it.

    And, having the proper insurance is cheaper and has MUCH better results (New bike replacement, Ins. Value higher most times than actual SALE value) than,,, buying locks.
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  8. Michael

    Michael Been here awhile

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    Thanks! Will do.
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  9. ttpete

    ttpete Rectum Non Bustibus

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    So, using that logic, you wouldn't mind if they backed a truck up to your house and loaded up the entire contents of the place?

    I'm quite aware that anything can be done given enough time and tools. What I do is to make it difficult enough so they look for someone else's stuff to steal. Like yours.

    Those who are stupid enough to try anyway will almost certainly leave in a body bag via the morgue wagon.
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  10. Avi8tor

    Avi8tor ADV Poser

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    :rofl Fahgettaboudit! Great setup.
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  11. IheartmyNx

    IheartmyNx Ihave2draft

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    Sorry, the material object in this hypothetical is worth what in your opinion again?


    ...Look, I love my first condom too, but I gotta be realistic here... (Not gonna stretch it over a Billy Bass and say "hey y'all, watch this" every time company comes over.)

    And as much as I lov... like my bikes, it's a part of life to deal with loss and the new bike will be welcome and accepted in time.
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  12. ttpete

    ttpete Rectum Non Bustibus

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    Not material at all. It's the principle of the thing. I hate fucking felon sociopaths, knowing that the courts will only slap their hands. My preference would be to chop their hands off like they do in Saudi Arabia, but that's illegal here. So............:evil
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  13. IheartmyNx

    IheartmyNx Ihave2draft

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    Still don't see it huh?

    Blinded by yer programming...

    "Not material at all" Are you humanizing inanimate objects? Humanizing = Worshiping?

    "It's the principal" Your programming, right? Then yes, you are right... And clear who you serve.
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  14. IheartmyNx

    IheartmyNx Ihave2draft

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  15. IheartmyNx

    IheartmyNx Ihave2draft

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    So you hate Marines then? Either way you obviously "hate"

    ???

    "Former Marine Ryan Jerome does not believe in partial victories.

    You may recall Jerome was arrested for felony gun possession during a visit to NYC last September. He voluntarily checked in his firearm at the Empire State Building, as it was legally registered in another state, and he believed he was in compliance with the law."

    PS, taking the plea would make him a "sociopath" to YOU.


    I wonder if Nick was in gun-free zone??? You know THAT would have made him a felon, sorry "sociopath" if he fired, right?

    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/6dsV6TCwd0o" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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  16. ttpete

    ttpete Rectum Non Bustibus

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    WTF are you smokin'? :rofl
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  17. IheartmyNx

    IheartmyNx Ihave2draft

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    Weed(bloop... bloop... bleeeeeeeeeeepppppp!!!!!), the evil drug according to our government (bloop... bloop... bleeeeeeeeeeepppppp!!!!!)... Why? Am I distorting the facts to you?

    Do you hate me? Wanna kill me because we have an indifference? ...to a hypothetical?

    "So, according to your logic" theft, is worth death?

    God forbid you ever have to bug out, or ride to safety to save your own or anothers life, and all you can find is the motorcycle of another person like you.

    I know (vanity) I have two, but can only ride one... (Divine intervention?)
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  18. ttpete

    ttpete Rectum Non Bustibus

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    Must be good shit...................:lol3
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  19. IheartmyNx

    IheartmyNx Ihave2draft

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    Y u askin? R u collecting my data? Key words and phrases?



    j/k end topic. (it's illegal) (Like False Flag missions on American soil)

    See my location Pete... 6 cops total, 4 ALONE Walmart security (Walmart (Privately owned) has no Metro (Civil owned) provided security), in view on a recent trip to Lowes.
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  20. GISdood

    GISdood Been here awhile

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    When my wife and I travel on the bikes, I carry the same kryptonite chain and lock 150ron posted a pic of and I lock the bikes together through the rear wheels. We also use a xena disc lock alarm.

    When the bikes are parked at home, they reside inside a 6' tall page wire fence enclosure with these three on lookout.
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    No theft problems at home so far :D
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