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Old 12-04-2007, 10:39 AM   #21
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Old 12-04-2007, 11:02 AM   #22
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I wonder how cables hold up? I have a braided/twisted big ole fat cable lock that I use sometimes. I like it cause it's lighter to carry around than a chain, but I don't really know how hard it would be to cut.
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Old 12-04-2007, 11:43 AM   #23
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Considering that a lot of thieves are now using cordless Dremels instead of the not so inconspicuous bold cutters. Best not to leave your bike anywhere you cannot have an eye on it....
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Considering that a lot of thieves are now using cordless Dremels instead of the not so inconspicuous bold cutters. Best not to leave your bike anywhere you cannot have an eye on it....
it would take forever to dremel through that bolt, its better to use the cutters
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Old 01-20-2008, 05:56 PM   #25
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Old 01-20-2008, 05:58 PM   #26
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Thieves are going to take it no matter what u do....it just depends on how bad they want it.
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Old 01-20-2008, 06:02 PM   #27
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i agree!

maybe you shoudl just put several chains on the bike...hahah! take them more time.
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Old 01-20-2008, 07:06 PM   #28
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I keep a rotor lock on the bike for some areas I ride to.

like anything else its about preventative measure... theft insurance. If you're not willing to pay for it now, you will have to when its gone.

or make the bike unappealable; like pink, battered up and park it upside down on the rear seat and upper tree
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make the bike unappealable; like pink, battered up and park it upside down on the rear seat and upper tree
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One of my roommates in college bought about 5' of chain and wrapped it in about 10 rolls of duct tape and left about 1/2 a link at each end for one of those circle locks to go through. It took us playing with it for a few hours before we could even get it to bend enough to chain the bike up. It wouldn't have stopped somebody if they wanted it, but it would detur those looking for the quick and easy target, and make it fun for somebody with a saw or whatever. The one time he didn't chain it up, it was gone.
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Old 01-20-2008, 10:55 PM   #31
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[QUOTE=Whorenet;878226]hmmm i have a brinks cable lock on mine....the extra strength one...
someone has tried bolt cutters on it.......but they barely got through the outside coating....this is the 3/4 inch thick weave cable so i know it can be done with enough effort...[QUOTE]

I've had people try to steal my bike twice. The first time, they really could have got the bike, but who ever try to do it didn't know what they were doing. The second time, I had the same cable that Whorenet had, and apperently they had scouted it out, came prepared, and through it with a hack saw. Luckly, I had thought through, and made mutiple lines of defence, and they weren't able to get away with it. Thieves need to DIE!!!
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Hi, I'm the fat guy on the video, just followed the link from my Youtube page and landed here

Regarding cables, I would strongly urge people NOT to use any cable, armoured or otherwise, all you need is a cable cutter and they'll go in seconds...yes this is an old cable but I have cut the actual armoured articulations AND the cable beneath on in less time than it takes to take the packaging off.



And a writer for the Cycle Touring Club (UK) isn't too impressed with cables either.

http://quickrelease.tv/?p=327

Seriously, they are rubbish and can be cut with a number of implements from actual braided cable cutters to garden shears and can sometimes be broken with a tire wrench.


Patrick, I asked a fireman friend of mine to test the 16mm Almax with his Jaws of Life, it took him 4 minutes of bouncing the pump off the limiter before the chain finally went. That's 32 tonnes of pressure, I reckon it's pretty good if you can limit the amount of theives who are in with achance of stealing you bike down to those with petrol powered hydraulics.

Apologies to Admin if this looks like advertising, I don't actually work for Almax but I do like to help out where I can and if needed, offer lock advice for people who want it.

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Old 02-27-2008, 07:29 PM   #33
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Are you kidding me? You some how found your way to Motohouston through your Youtube page? That is very interesting. Thanks for your input and education.


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Hi, I'm the fat guy on the video, just followed the link from my Youtube page and landed here

Regarding cables, I would strongly urge people NOT to use any cable, armoured or otherwise, all you need is a cable cutter and they'll go in seconds...yes this is an old cable but I have cut the actual armoured articulations AND the cable beneath on in less time than it takes to take the packaging off.



And a writer for the Cycle Touring Club (UK) isn't too impressed with cables either.

http://quickrelease.tv/?p=327

Seriously, they are rubbish and can be cut with a number of implements from actual braided cable cutters to garden shears and can sometimes be broken with a tire wrench.


Patrick, I asked a fireman friend of mine to test the 16mm Almax with his Jaws of Life, it took him 4 minutes of bouncing the pump off the limiter before the chain finally went. That's 32 tonnes of pressure, I reckon it's pretty good if you can limit the amount of theives who are in with achance of stealing you bike down to those with petrol powered hydraulics.

Apologies to Admin if this looks like advertising, I don't actually work for Almax but I do like to help out where I can and if needed, offer lock advice for people who want it.
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Old 02-27-2008, 08:06 PM   #34
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no chit....

someone must have written a comment on the youtube page.

was good information; I appreciated the videos
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No seriously, if anyone links to any of my vids, the url is shown and I can follow it to where it's being viewed. Mostly it's just rubbish sites that host Youtube vids but occasionally there are real sites with real people on the other end

Just FYI, Almax are upping stumps and moving to South Carolina soon, hopefully I'll escape this over regulated, over monitored hellhole shortly after.
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Old 02-27-2008, 08:22 PM   #36
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XRCajun, have you checked your kickstarter bolt on the XR lately? I had a superb XR650R supermoto that just ejected the kicker because of a loose bolt, cost me the equivalent of $200.
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Yeah Zank I've used it off road quite a bit and I make sure it's always got thread lock on and check it regularly. Another one is the right foot peg bolts. They'll break off and leave you with a broken leg real quick.

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