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Same here, Bike-track tracker fitted rather than an alarm. My experience with alarms is they can cause more problems than they're worth, also, how many times do you hear an alarm going off and how many people pay any attention? My mate's 996 was brought home from the Isle of Man 2 years ago on the back of a recovery truck due to the alarm failing, and it cost him quite a bit to have the alarm removed so he could use the bike again. the 899 has an immobiliser as standard, and with a tracker you've got a better chance of getting the bike back if stolen. From the Facebook page of Ducati Manchester last week - An 899 was recently stolen from the owners home in Warrington a week or so back, he had it back undamaged within a couple of hours and the thieving toe rags that took it were behind bars, personally I'd of cut their nuts off! Check with the insurance co, they may accept a tracker instead of an alarm and you may get a reduced premium.

You sound like my ducati dealer. That is almost word for word what he told me when it was trying to decide on security.

The other pluses with a bike-trac is you'll get a text if your battery gets low. If your lean angle goes over to far (ie you drop your bike) it will contact help and give them you gps position. Nice bit of security when you are out for a solo blast :)


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Yep, I like the bike track, can look at the routes you ride after you've done them too, with that function I made sure the speed logging function is disabled!

They quite switched on to, I had a call after moving it out of the garage without the key in it saying an unauthorised movement had been detected! My wife also had a "bike down" text as I was washing it one day, haven't a clue how that happened!!

May have to let em know when bike will be on the ferry over to The Netherlands when we go to the WSBK at Assen, as it will detect bike moving when on the boat!
Never knew you could turn off the speed function, but now I do it's getting turned off... Haha!

Mine is In the dealer in glasgow with an oil leak. Every couple of days I get call because someones moved it without turning on the ignition. A little annoying, but thats more the dealer than Bike-trac. Good piece of mind!

I'm taking the same trip at the end of June for the Moto GP. Will definitely get it turned off for the ferry.
 
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