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Old 01-29-2007, 06:28 AM   #1
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Default Re: LoJack Releases Results of First Annual Motorcycle Theft Study

Excellent results, but in addition to the tracking thingy, there should be a spring-loaded spike that shoots up through the seat.
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Old 01-29-2007, 06:38 AM   #2
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Did anyone notice that thieves are proving kpaul, the GMP, correct again. Cruisers are losing popularity even among thieves..It also suggests that Sport bikes have higher value on the black market.. Of course I know the counter argument to this but I'll wait see if the GPTB can mount an intelligent argument or will they kbash.
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Old 01-29-2007, 06:47 AM   #3
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Squids crash their bikes. Thieves steal them for the parts.



That wasn't even hard.
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Old 01-29-2007, 06:51 AM   #4
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Default Re: LoJack Releases Results of First Annual Motorcycle Theft Study

I'm curious as to the number of LoJack-equipped Motos stolen that were NOT recovered (if any).
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Old 01-29-2007, 06:59 AM   #5
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With 70,000 thefts in 2005, this shows LoJack isn't even making a DENT in the theft-ring. With an average cost of $10,000/Moto (an arbitrary but not-unreasonable number I just pulled out of my arse) there's still $695,000,000+ of stolen Motos out there.



And they say Crime doesn't Pay.



At a (guesstimated) low-return of $0.10 on the Dollar, that's still nearly $7,000,000 of "profit" for the Thieves.



And you KNOW it's more than that.
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Old 01-29-2007, 07:07 AM   #6
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KBasher!
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Old 01-29-2007, 07:20 AM   #7
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Default Re: Newer Sport Bikes are the Most Popular Theft Targets

Who on Earth would be happy that his favorite bike would be most likely to be stolen?



Yet another reason to avoid those race replicas. Not only do they kill their own riders more than any other but they're most likely to end up stolen!
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Old 01-29-2007, 07:27 AM   #8
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With Ebay, the selling price can be full retail or even higher. Ebay has a real issue trying to control the fencing that goes on.
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Old 01-29-2007, 07:48 AM   #9
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Between that and the Shill Bidding that is rampant.
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Old 01-29-2007, 08:58 AM   #10
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What is "shill bidding"?



Just curious.
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