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post #1 of 6 Old 06-14-2007, 07:30 PM Thread Starter
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Does anybody use these? If you do, how do you like them?

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post #2 of 6 Old 06-15-2007, 05:59 PM
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Kind of a slick idea, but I have two concerns:
1. are they of similar weight (or heavier) than the current ends? Lighter might allow more vibration...

2. A couple of years ago there was a lot of press about how easy it was to pick these tubular style locks with a cheap plastic ballpoint pen (http://www.wired.com/culture/lifesty.../2004/09/64987 - so I would ask the company about whether they've developed some new mechanism that can foil the pick method.

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A little high for something that just locks your helmet. Hmmm. Top case will do for me.
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post #4 of 6 Old 06-15-2007, 06:34 PM Thread Starter
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The set I saw on a 919 was heavier. I don't think you would want to keep it on overnight, but left out in public at a resturant or something would just keep honest people honest. A true thief will get it anyway. I didn't get to talk to the guy and I just wanted to know how easy they were to use.

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post #5 of 6 Old 06-15-2007, 08:12 PM
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The site says it only fits V-Stroms without hand guards! I believe most of us have hand guards so it would be of limited value.

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I believe most of us have hand guards so it would be of limited value.
Not me, makes it look like a dirt bike.

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