Lock theft stolen Lock Insurance theft motorcycles thief tracker

Motorcycle tracker technology improved

The Slovenian company that brought us the innovative Smart Turn System self-cancelling indicators is now working on a Smart Motorcycle Tracker that they claim will be better than any current tracker. STS will test the prototype Smart Motorcycle Tracker in May with production to follow later this year. The makers admit a motorcycle tracking device will …

Read more

Andras and Thomas Torkos wth DSD Motoring Helmet lock

Robust lock secures motorcycle helmet

Made with a stainless steel transmission chain, this DSD (Dirty Side Down) Motoring helmet lock appears to be the strongest and most secure we’ve seen yet. It’s the labour of UK father and son Andras and Thomas Torkos who bought special milling machinery and a lathe to make the helmet locks. The helmet lock is …

Read more

Help charity champions Tex & Bundy

Help charity champions Tex & Bundy

Famous charity riding couple Tex O’Grady and his cattle dog Bundy have raised millions for the needy and now they need a little bit of charity themselves after their house was robbed at the weekend. Longtime friend and motorcycle accessories importer Frank Tidswell has decided it is time to return the charity favour to Tex …

Read more

Motorcycle theft hot spots keyring thieves miserly CCTV

CCTV may save your bike from theft

If you are leaving your motorcycle parked in a public park, look for CCTV cameras and park in the line of their sight, if that is possible. Most railway parking stations and public carpark areas such as shopping centres have CCTV cameras that are monitored by security staff. However, they are not always trained on …

Read more

Clever motorcycle throttle and brake lock

Clever grip locks secure your bike

Motorcycle theft is rampant in many capital cities, in particular London where four are stolen every day, and riders are always on the lookout for a clever lock that is quick and easy to use. There are many clever locks on the market that secure the wheel, handlebars and/or the whole bike to a solid …

Read more

Motorcycle theft hot spots keyring thieves miserly CCTV

Good news: Motorcycle theft drops 3%

The only good news about the economic downturn and consequent drop in motorcycle sales in Australia is that your motorcycle is now a little bit safer from theft. Motorcycle thefts were down 3% to 8056 in the 2016/17 financial year with the biggest drops in Western Australia. According to National Theft Reduction Council executive director …

Read more

Ex-thief advises on securing your bike London motorcycles tax happiest commuters rampant A British survey has found that riding a motorcycle makes you safer on a bicycle and vice versa, while other surveys show riders are the safest motorists. bike insurance

Motorcycle theft rampant in London

Half of all motorcycle and scooter theft in the UK is in London with rampant thefts increasing almost 50% in the past five years. Brazen thieves are swiping bikes at an alarming rate and using them to perform hold-ups, and purse and mobile phone snatches. Check out Australia’s motorcycle theft hot spots Scooters seem to be …

Read more

Motorcycle theft hot spots keyring thieves miserly CCTV

Where are the motorcycle theft hot spots?

Motorcycle thefts have risen 1% in the past calendar year to 8271 in Australia with South East Queensland and Perth the hot spots for theft. That means riders in those areas are likely to be slugged the highest premiums for their bike insurance. While thefts only increased 1%, there was a big reduction in the Territories …

Read more