STOLEN 2008 ktm 990 adventure

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by KTM4lifebrah, Sep 25, 2017.

  1. KTM4lifebrah

    KTM4lifebrah Adventurer

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    Bought the bike less than a month ago from a fellow inmate, put about 500 miles on it and PCSd to Fort Stewart Georgia last week. I go outside yesterday morning and my locked (including hitch) box trailer (with bike inside) is gone, along with most everything else I brought on my move. Tools, gear lawn care equipment z turn mower etc etc....This occurred in Georgetown GA right below Savannah GA. If anyone sees this bike please contact me. It is plated in MD, stolen in Georgia. 3015012966, any help is appreciated. Thanks[​IMG]

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  2. ob1quixote

    ob1quixote Long timer

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    Keeping an eye up Charleston way.

    F*CK a thief.
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  3. Icecold Dan

    Icecold Dan Been here awhile

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    Eyes open in Wilmington
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  4. KTM4lifebrah

    KTM4lifebrah Adventurer

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    Yea fuck a thief, they are the scum of the earth...I appreciate the lookout guys
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  5. KTM4lifebrah

    KTM4lifebrah Adventurer

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    Bike vin:
    VBKVA44088M949917
    MD Tag

    Trailer vin:
    53NBE162XJ1057377
    WV tag
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  6. oldskool63

    oldskool63 Been here awhile

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    This is the 2nd trailer/bike theft I've seen recently. What is the best way to prevent a fucking thief from hooking up to your shit and dragging it away?
    Wheel lock + coupler lock? Even then a battery operated cut off tool can defeat them.
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  7. jdrocks

    jdrocks Gravel Runner

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    remove the wheels, and don't store them inside the trailer. also, some coupler locks are much harder to defeat than others.
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  8. dean-o

    dean-o Dabs often

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    Brahma makes a pretty serious wheel lock for trailers. Hope you get your bike back buddy. Lost my Kendon, a Rebel & scooter for my MSF program a couple of years back. SUCKS.
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  9. mississippimadman

    mississippimadman Long timer

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    Trailers are too easy to steal even with anti theft devices
    We need a group of brave young inmates in each region to start a possie. So when ever this happens we can help each other on recovery and justice. Send out recon patrols, search the local adds, etc,... and maybe if we are lucky every once in a while catch a thief and put the boots to him, then arrest him
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  10. oldskool63

    oldskool63 Been here awhile

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    I recovered my stolen Super Enduro thanks to a buddy that has been vigilant looking for it in the Nashville area. Its been abused, but its fixable
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  11. Moto-Kafe

    Moto-Kafe Gnarly Entre-manure

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    I hope they caught the perp along with the bike?? How did your buddy find it.......so we can follow the same path next time one is stolen (of course, if a dirtbag theif is reading this, he'll know too).
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  12. KTM4lifebrah

    KTM4lifebrah Adventurer

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    Ive been cruising large parking lots and behind shopping centers for the trailer when I can. I intend to hit up local pawn shops this weekend when I finally get some time for the lawn equipment, tools, etc... I have initiated the claims process with my insurance company for the motorcycle and Army for my Personal goods (that will be very lengthy). However, the Savannah Police are taking their good ol time with the police report (which is needed for every claim). I am currently awaiting that to continue this PITA process.

    The next time I get a trailer and know it will be sitting for more than a day in a populated area, the wheels are coming off and its going on blocks, kicking myself in the ass for not doing it this time, as I had all the tools right there to easily do so. I will also come up with another craftier way to lock/block/remove the tongue altogether. Although if the shitbags want it bad enough, they will prob find a way.. Thank you for your support gents, I will keep you updated.
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  13. Too Tall

    Too Tall Been here awhile

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    Bumping to the top simply because it needs to be. Best of luck for a speedy recovery of the trailer and contents.
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  14. DoubleM

    DoubleM Been here awhile

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    Check out the spot trace as well. It wont stop a thief but will help with recovery.
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  15. KTM4lifebrah

    KTM4lifebrah Adventurer

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    Thank you for the advice, I will have a tracker on my next bike and trailer
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  16. Delta Sierra

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    Sorry this happened to you. Good looking out on quickly posting the VIN!
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  17. CanyonRider

    CanyonRider Celebrating Festivus

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    I have a Brahma, a coupler lock and receiver lock - so far so good. That said, I do everything in my power to avoid parking it overnight at a motel (especially near a highway) and never leave it unattended in one place more than one night. I'm super paranoid about losing it.

    CR
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  18. clogan

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    Makes a person want to set up watch inside a trailer, with a 12 guage pump, then hope the theives actually show up!
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  19. clogan

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    A shotgun may be more effective, but a ball bat is more satisfying.
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