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Old 04-20-2012, 02:39 PM   #1
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Motorcycle Theft on the rise???

I recently saw all the posts on here about bikes being stolen lately and warned a few friends just last night. Well this morning I get a msg from another friend saying his bike was stolen last night/morning from his apartment. He had it parked right in from of his door. So I was curious if anyone here has a lojack installed and what costs are involved and if its worth it.

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Old 04-20-2012, 02:40 PM   #2
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Old 04-20-2012, 02:46 PM   #3
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Never a good idea to keep a bike at an apartment complex escicially if not in a garage. I've had a 600rr stolen from my old apartment.

Lo-jack is a good idea, sucks that it's a small chunk of change for one.
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Old 04-20-2012, 02:49 PM   #5
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Yeah I've seen the instant rise in bikes stolen, so now I'm really interested purchasing a LoJack, how much would it cost for the alarm and install?
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, after my 04 R6 was stolen from my parking stall (chained to pole with alarm) I now roll my GSXR1000K4 INTO MY APT!!!
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I used to keep my bike at my complex. Screw that! Now I keep it under lock and key. LoJack FTW. I also added a few other little "piece of mind" gadgets that mimic Lojack but tells me valuable information on my bikes whereabouts and other info. Being a victim of theft has really made me a little about leaving my bike out of sight.
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yea that was my bike that got stolen last night. Its probably in a thousand pieces right now
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yea that was my bike that got stolen last night. Its probably in a thousand pieces right now
That sucks bro, I feel really bad for you. Hopefully the insurance will come through and you can pick up another one.

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I had my cbr stolen in the woodlands from my apartment complex. I'll never live in an apartment again and if I do itll be downstairs and my bikes comin inside every time I get off it!!!
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Yeah I've seen the instant rise in bikes stolen, so now I'm really interested purchasing a LoJack, how much would it cost for the alarm and install?
LoJack is $699.99 installed by Motorcycles Unlimited based on their add that shows up on some pages.
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Old 04-20-2012, 05:39 PM   #14
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yea thanks I hope I can get another one soon.
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Do everyone at apt's not believe in garages attached or detached?
I won't live in an apt without a garage.. wether its $50 extra or $200 extra, that's where mine stays!
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full coverage is better IMO. By the time poilice recovers your bike it probably be all stripped down. If not, knows what they did with the bike internally. I rather get another bike with the insurance money!
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Sounds like the value of LoJack is going to swing pretty wide depending on the value of your bike..

$7000 bike - LoJack costs 10% of your VAR (value at risk)
$3500 bike - LoJack costs 20% of your VAR

Economics vs. probability of a thug-jacking

Edit: Same idea goes for better insurance policy, 'cept you need to project that shizz (annual premiums).
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Just get full coverage...

If someone takes off with the bike... then oh well... I will get another.
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Do everyone at apt's not believe in garages attached or detached?
I won't live in an apt without a garage.. wether its $50 extra or $200 extra, that's where mine stays!
Where do you find apartments that have private garages for each unit?!?!

I've never came across that before. Just large gated communal parking garages and parking lots.
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