How Bike tracking systems work

Whether you have a vintage classic or a latest sport bike you will need to prevent thieves from stealing it. It is well known that installing an alarm system is a big step towards securing your bike, but having a tracker makes it all better. Many people have found these installations very vital not only for bike security, but also for insurance premium reductions. When you lose your bike, tracking helps locate its whereabouts easily.

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An engineer or manufacturer’s technician will fit it on the bike. Ideally, the only person who knows where the tracker is fitted is the owner and the tracking company. This makes it difficult for a thief to remove it upon stealing. When it get lost, it is a prerequisite that you contact the police upon which you will get the reference number. On receiving the reference number, the company activates the tracking unit to begin transmitting signals that in turn help police in locating it. In some instance, the tracking system will be triggered with unusual movements of the bike for instance if the product is being moved abroad. In this case, you will be contacted to confirm if you still have the bike or it has been stolen.

  • Unique tracking technology

Companies have unique tracking technologies which differentiate their services. Ideally, VHF technology which makes it easier to generate signals even through steel sealed containers or even basements. Police officers will then use our signals to find your bike in time. Alongside VHF technology, some tracking companies also rely on GPS and GSM technologies for more accurate signal generation.

Finally, opting for a good tracking company can be slightly costly than mediocre providers, but it will help reduce premium insurance charges. You should thus opt for alarm systems that come with tracking features for safer bike riding.

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