We’ve seen an alarming number of bikes getting stolen in Ireland in the last few months. Maybe it’s just that they are being shared like crazy on Facebook but the statistics do show that theft is back at a high.

motorcycle theft

How are motorcycles being stolen in Ireland?

Now that nearly every bike has a factory installed immobiliser you would expect theft to drop off - but no - it's still very active and on the increase in some areas.

A lot of people think that “sure they’ll need a van to lift my new bike - you’ll never start that on the side of the road!” - but that is no longer the case.

The 3 commons method of theft are:

  1. Van based theft. Your bike get's loaded into a van. Disc locks and alarms make little difference here. But chain/anchors will deter them and tr
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