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Motorbike security

Protecting your motorcycle against theft

Three motorbikes, one with poor security
Motorbike security

If you want to defeat the motorbike thief sometimes you’ve got to think link one. There are three pretty desirable bikes in the picture above. The two adventure bikes next to each other are what drew my eye over the bay, as a friend has been considering both models and

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Motorcycle disc lock
Motorbike security

Is spending £60 on motorbike security enough to protect your £6,000 pride and joy? We get asked all the time how much should you spend on securing your bike from thieves. The answer isn’t simple I’m afraid. But there are a few truths you should consider when working out what

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Motorbike theft at shopping centre
Motorbike security

http://youtu.be/5t0Qz_vrG-Q There’s an old police adage, ‘If you want to catch a thief you’ve got to think like one.’ It stands to reason that the same idea must apply to preventing a theft in the first place. So it would be good to know how they operate. But, frankly, being

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Angle grinder
Motorbike security

The battery-powered portable angle grinder is now in the hands of the biker’s worst enemy – the opportunist motorcycle thief. For less than £80 they can now disable a dic lock or the weaker security chains in under 30 seconds, often cutting the disc itself when they can’t get to

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Motorcycle wheel with locks
Motorbike security

20,000 motorbikes are stolen every year in the UK. 80% of those thefts are from the home. A motorbike is four times more likely to be stolen than a car. Frightening statistics. And there are horror stories out there of the lengths bike thieves will go to, to steal your

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Thieves steal a motorbike using a sack trolley
Motorbike security

If you visit B&B often enough you’ll notice we feature motorbikes being stolen. Why do we do this? The simple answer is we want our community to take bike theft seriously. To act to protect your own bike. To act when you see another biker’s bike being stolen. You’ll notice

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Bike thieves loading a motorcycle into a van
Motorbike security

Having a bike tracker installed is just about the best way to ensure that if your motorcycle is stolen, you have a decent chance of getting it back. But not if it hasn’t been installed properly. And definitely not if the tracker’s features can be overcome by professional thieves quite

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Motorcycle with security chain
Motorbike security

Leaving a motorbike on the street isn’t ideal, but if you have to do it there are a few motorbike security options to choose from that can deter an attack from thieves. The number one rule of all motorbike security is that the more time a thief has to spend defeating

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Broken bike lock
Motorbike security

If you have had your motorbike stolen we have a step-by-step guide to what to do once you’ve discovered your bike is gone. You get back to the motorcycle bay where you parked the bike this morning and it’s gone. Worse, you come out of the house to find the

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Motorbike security

If you have had your motorbike stolen the truth is you’ll be even more of a target for motorcycle thieves. The people who stole it know all too well that it will be replaced in the weeks following the theft. So they will be back. It doesn’t matter if it was

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