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Okay so another one of the brothers got his bike lifted from the underground parkade in our building on the weekend. That makes 2 sportbikes gone in 3 months. They tried to get the KTM a few stalls down but failed. I'm thinking of getting an alarm with a remote for my Gixxer 600. Any thoughts anyone? What's good what's bad and who to go to would be a big help.

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its expensive but it's the best thing I found so far.

Entourage gps


about $15 per month, that's less than $200/year for theft recovery / tracking
 

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If you can hear an alarm from where you live I got a cheap but works good remote alarm off ebay for $5.00. I am putting it in my trailer. It has motion and tip sensor and even ignition cut off. Cant go wrong! Just type in motorcycle alarm. 2 kinds I got both, the one to wire in the bikes 12 volt system and one with a 9 volt battery.
 

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It's more of a deterrent really.
I had a crappy Gorilla two way alarm, but I lost the remote.
The range on the unit was absolute crap, and it wouldn't even work for a normal size house and driveway.
I'm still using it, but no two way remote, just with the crappy dumb remote.

I forgot the other "good" brand - scorpion?, but I'm not sure you'll fare that much better.

Since it sounds like you're in a condo, the alarm probably won't do much for you.
A two way won't reach you AND those alarms won't do much considering how fast it is to throw one into a mini van.
I also used to have a GPS snitch but it was annoying to constantly recharge it every few days... however if you're in a high theft area it might be worth it...

The Gorilla isn't bad considering the price for the alarm, like $50 or something right (not the two way version)?
I wouldn't bother with the expensive $300 two way alarm systems. The cheaper one basically does the same thing.
The GPS tracking cost $200 + another $200 for service per year.
So far I've spent like $900 on security? Alarm + GPS Snitch + 2 years of service + 2 huge onguard chains... I sold the snitch for $100.
I don't think all the money I spent was worth it, it's just a bike it can be replaced, no sense in worrying about it all the time.
 

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Is it possible to keep an extremely heavy chain down there and use a very large weiser lock?
Okay so another one of the brothers got his bike lifted from the underground parkade in our building on the weekend. That makes 2 sportbikes gone in 3 months. They tried to get the KTM a few stalls down but failed. I'm thinking of getting an alarm with a remote for my Gixxer 600. Any thoughts anyone? What's good what's bad and who to go to would be a big help.

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Okay so another one of the brothers got his bike lifted from the underground parkade in our building on the weekend. That makes 2 sportbikes gone in 3 months. They tried to get the KTM a few stalls down but failed. I'm thinking of getting an alarm with a remote for my Gixxer 600. Any thoughts anyone? What's good what's bad and who to go to would be a big help.

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Alarms are just a deterrent. Do you think these guys are pro? If you do, then they'll find a way around the alarm.
 

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i like my gorrila with pager system. it tells me when it warns someone and it tells me when a full on alarm is sounding. I got it for travelling. I got a warning the first night everywhere I went, put a light on it from my room (parked where I could see it) and never had hits the rest of the nights there. Coincidence, sure. I dunno. But piece of mind is why i got it.
 

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I've always had theft insurance so I really don't care if someone steals my bike. I'll just go shopping for a new one! Woo hoo!
 

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Is it possible to keep an extremely heavy chain down there and use a very large weiser lock?
Oh please! Weiser locks are shit! Don't send people looking for that crap.
 

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3 keys, 4 steps that have to be in a certain sequence. Combine with a good chain, and theft insurance! :imwithstu
 

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That's got to be the most rediculous thing I have seen in a long time. Let me guess. Made in India. Security doesn't have to be complicated like that. Also, that shackle is completely exposed. 15 seconds and its mine.
 

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Ive only seen it in pictures, but something tells me it looks much stronger than it is... LOL
Anything can be opened if you are going to cut/break the shackle.
 

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Had my bike for 2 years in a whalley Surrey underground. I have only used a Scorpio 600 series. Pager alarm and perimeter sensor. The perimeter is the key. It starts sending a warning chirp 6' radius or can be increase if in a garage to protect everything.

The pager reached from my cement parkade to my 3rd floor suite. Amazing coverage. It's a great a alarm when your out and about IE road trip motel room etc.

I also had a save from a truck backing out of a parking spot, didn't see my bike behind him but heard the loud alarm and hit the breaks before he got near it.

I have total peace of mind and worth every penny, remember you get what you pay for and your bikes a big investment for most people.

www.scorpioalarms.com
 
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