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Holy ****. I just got home from work, got out of my car, and took my usual peek over at my bikes parked in front of our building.

My '06 CBR600RR is gone. They even took the freaking cover. Off to the police station in a couple of minutes.

Wow.
 

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Oh, no, no, no...
 

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Bummer!
My xs 500 Yamaha disappeared one night in '78.
Wasn't insured for theft.
Stinks man! :mad:
 

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Oh man, you're kidding....

PLEASE tell me you've got Full coverage insurance...

Go post up on 600rr.net with all the info of the bike in both the general forum and the local board.
 

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Thanks for the support, all. Got my police report and call to my insurance in, now, I just have to wait.

Will keep you posted with updates...
 

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Broad daylight... I left this morning, didn't notice anything, and I check just about every time I come or leave. Our building manager was moving today, and she specifically remembers the bike being there. 4:30 pm, I come home, and no bike!
 

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man, i was really hoping this was some sort of joke, that just sucks, i agree with KS, post this on the cbr600 forums, and check your local craigslist for any new cbr's for sale...
 
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That sucks to hear. At least you have insurnace though...were you using any anti-theft devices?
 

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No, I didn't have an alarm... the whole hindsight thing.

The police said that most vehicles turn up within about a week, in various conditions. The problem with bikes is the steering lock and ignition getting torn out, OR just getting dumped out of a truck when the realize it's going to be tougher to start than they thought.

We also supposedly have a couple of organized rings who supposedly containerize the stolen bikes, and send them abroad.

Just have to wait :'(
 

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If this was organized, the alarm wouldn't have helped too much ANYWAY.

You may want to invest in a tracking system when you get you bike back. I forget who makes it though... sorry.
 

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Honestly, that was half of what I was thinking, particularly since it happened during the daytime on a busy street. If I were to think about taking a bike, I'd be thinking of 3AM - but at 3AM, everyone's home to hear alarms, etc. During the day... people are off at work.

Also, I live on a quiet, but well populated city street - there's 2 apartment buildings with 12 units each, a nursing home, and about 12 houses on it. Whoever did it did it FAST.

The punch line is that we were notified yesterday morning that we are going to get one of the two garages available in our building, effective January 1 or whenever the previous tenant clears out. Ouch!
 

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Well, now that you have to buy a new bike anyway you can pony up for a Ducati or an Aprilia to put in the garage ;) 8). I want to say I hope they find your bike, but after it's been through the paces with a thief it's probably better if you never see it again. I do hope they catch the scumbags, though.
 
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The punch line is that we were notified yesterday morning that we are going to get one of the two garages available in our building, effective January 1 or whenever the previous tenant clears out. Ouch!
Ouch. I've luckily got a garage in my building too, not that a thief will take an EX500. And Nick's right, better not to get your CBR back if it's being manhandled and torn apart? If your insurnace covers it all, at least you can get a nice 07?
 

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It seems like the 600RR is the most stolen bike.

I hope those guys burn in hell.
 

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Man this sucks!!

I saw a clip on the net once where a van pulled up in front of a motorcycle. 4 big guys jumped out with 2 large pieces of wood and jammed the wood in the front and rear wheel. They literally lifted the bike up and tossed it in the van. They were gone in less then 20 seconds. With this type of speed they could steal it in broad daylight and even in front of people and they would never know.

A theft would hit me pretty hard. Its not so much the assets (all fully insured) but the fact that I am mentally attached to everyone of my motorcycles. They are sort of my children!!

Mine are stored in a garage with a coded electric garage door opener. The only way in is to have the remote or the key code. I suppose they could bust the door down but that would take a bit of time and make a lot of noise. I am also looking at installing a basic but loud perimeter alarm in the garage that will go off if it senses motion in there. I used to see such an alarms sold all over the place but now that I want one I can't find it.
 

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Bummer!!! So sorry to hear that. You feel so violated when that happens and you begin to distrust people, which sucks. Its probably not likely, but is there any chance that your building might have security cameras around somewhere that may have caught it???
 

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Florida has the highest rate of bike theft in the country. If it's a SuperSport, it's good as gone. Makes it hard to enjoy anything...
 
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