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5 Best Security Gadgets for Your Motorbike

(Guest post on bike security for our North American readers) Motorbikes are excellent travel options for those who cherish adventurous trips on and off the road. Moreover, it is one of the most cost-effective and eco-friendly ways to beat heavy traffic in highly populated cities. Therefore, your motorbike is an investment that you need to …

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Biggest vehicle theft rise is in motorcycles

Motor vehicle theft in Australia increased by 3% in the past year, largely due to a 9% rise in motorcycle theft.  Motorcycle theft rose by 720 vehicles to a total of 8928, with a recovery rate of 48% in the 12 months to March 2019, according to the National Motor Vehicle Theft Reduction Council. Joy ride theft was …

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Police survey on motorcycle theft

Police survey riders on motorcycle theft

Riders are being asked to complete a quick online survey about motorcycle theft and security devices as part of a campaign to raise awareness. Queensland Police and the RACQ launched their “Stop Stolen Motorcycles” awareness campaign last year and have now included this quick online Motorbike Theft Survey. RACQ tech and safety guru Steve Spalding says it …

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Four alleged stolen motorcycles recovered

Four allegedly stolen motorcycles have been recovered and 118 people charged on 342 offences following a four-day police operation in Logan, south of Brisbane. This follows similar police operations in Victorian and NSW last month where police seized 11 stolen motorbikes under investigations into motor vehicle theft and rebirthing. In Queensland, Operation Romeo-Velodrome ran over two …

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Stolen 1959 AJS 7R 350

Have you seen this stolen AJS motorcycle?

Have you seen this valuable and unique-looking black 1959 AJS 7R 350 motorcycle with a white fairing? It was stolen from a house on Wangandary Rd, Wangaratta, some time between April 13 and May 10. Wangaratta Crime Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for help to locate the distinctive motorbike. Post-war AJS 7R 350cc single-cylinder motorcycles are valuable, …

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How To Improve Motorcycle Safety With GPS Tracking

(Contributed article about GPS tracking) Motorcycles are fun, thrilling, expensive and a preferred target for thieves, but GPS trackers will follow your bike’s location if it is stolen and help you get it back. What is GPS tracking system and how does it work? A GPS motorcycle tracker is basically a location tracking system that uses …

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How can we reduce motorcycle theft?

There could be nothing more heartbreaking than to have your motorcycle stolen, but what can be done to reduce the alarming rate of theft? In Australia, 23 motorcycles and scooters are stolen every day. But that’s nothing, really. France tops the list for stolen motorcycles with 151 a day, while London alone, has more than …

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Government blame for motorcycle theft

The former Campbell Newman Government not only disrupted Queensland’s motorcycle industry with discriminatory VLAD laws, but may also have contributed to the state’s skyrocketing motorcycle theft rate. RACQ spokesman Steve Spalding says the state’s rising car and bike theft rate is a result of the former government’s decision to pull out of the National Motor Vehicle …

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BikeBox 24 prevents motorcycle theft

German-made BikeBox 24 has unveiled a weatherproof and convenient cover for your motorcycle that locks and prevents thieves from stealing your prized possession. If your house doesn’t have a lockable garage or you live in an apartment without a garage or you want to keep your bike secure while you’re at work, this could be …

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