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When I took the test ride I was told that HD street 750 will come with only a handle lock. I am amazed with it. A bike costing 492000 doesn't come with any other security feature? Has any one enquired about it. I need to have the anti theft feature from day one as I will be using it as a daily commuter bike. Seniors please help. Need protect my investment.
 

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Harley doesn't use a simple turn signal flasher relay. Instead they have a "Turn Signal Module" TSM, or "Turn Signal Security Module" TSSM. These are little microprocessors that include a bank angle sensor that shuts the engine off in a tip over or crash. The module talks to the ecm and instrument module on a CAN-Bus. Usually you can chose the TSSM with it's anti-theft features (can't start the engine without the fob that is encoded to your ecm and TSSM) as an option. With a TSSM the bike won't start unless that fob is very close to the bike.
 

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Really hope this accessory (TSSM with the fob) is available as an option for the street 750. I will be using the bike for my everyday commute and wouldn't want to feel unsafe about parking the bike in a new place.

I feel the other HDs have this security feature in the stock model itself.. guess it is only the street which doesn't come with this and requires us to purchase one.

Anyone has an idea about how much this accessory could cost?
 

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In india where bikes like these are a rarity , the risk of parking curbside is too much imo especially in certain localities. No problem if you are in an upscale neighborhood or parking inside a designated spot with security or in the basement of a mall/office but try to avoid as much as you can parking it road-side. That is just inviting disaster , maybe a couple of teenagers want to click a pic astride the bike and one of them decides to remove the side stand and then by mistake tips it over causing serious damage - anything is possible.


BTW are the other HD bikes especially sportster have any special security measure available in stock form ? What about premium sportsbike like ninja 650 for example ? Curious about the market standard in this dept.

And what are the aftermarket solutions available ? Not necessarily HD specific but motorcycle specific that is compatible will do as well.
 

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Like I said, the security system on Harleys is usually an option. There is also an optional siren. Aside from that the forks are lockable. I guess if you are really worried you can cable lock the bike to a solid object, maybe even route the cable through your helmet if you don't want to carry the helmet with you.

Of course no Harley ever has a helmet lock. Too many of their US customers refuse to even wear a helmet (many states to not require a helmet). Heck, when I had my Sportsters back in the early 1980's California didn't have a helmet law but I always wore a full face helmet. I used to get endless grief from other Harley riders for wearing a helmet. It actually made them angry and I was told to leave places because I wore a helmet! Offering a helmet lock would simply anger too many of their hard headed US customers. Of course the new Street is a slap in their faces, at least that is how they will see it.
 

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I have used a padlock through the brake rotor(s).
A chain through a wheel to the forks or swing arm... You could install a hidden switch in the start circuit or ignition circuit for added protection. A hidden fuel shutoff is simple on a carbureted bike, but it would require a special shutoff for a pressurized fuel injection system.

After having several Jap bikes with a helmet lock, I often wondered why HD never installed them. I carry a padlock for that purpose, but it was convenient to have the helmet lock.

Fortunately I live an area where I don't really have to worry about theft. I feel for you guys that live where it is a real concern, especially since HD is #5 on the most stolen motorcycles list (at least in the US).
 

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Oooh, I lied. It seems Harley is offering a "universal helmet lock" on the last page of that accessories brochure. A helmet lock on a Harley. Wow. Do you hear the crackle of the ice forming in H3ll today cuz it's now officially freezing over.
 

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Funny story. For several years before joining the US Navy I rode Sportsters. No helmet lock. I always wore a good full face helmet and just left it sitting on the rear view mirror when I went places. No one ever stole it.

Soon after joining the Navy I got rid of the Sportster, too unreliable and in any military organization there are consequences for being late, and bought the first of several BMW motorcycles. Old BMW "airhead" twins have a nice helmet hook that is accessed from under the lockable seat. When the seat is down the loop is closes off at the top. Very nice arrangement. But I guess a Harley thows off this menacing vibe and their riders are perceived to be, shall we say, disposed to be surly and good fighters, while the BMW fraternity are perceived to be a bunch of puss1es. Well, someone cut the helmet off the lock. Nice. The first bike I own with a helmet lock and I have my first helmet stolen. There is no gravity, the world just sucks.
 

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You guys could also consider a Xena disc lock or something similar, although realistically if someone wants your street they're going to get it no matter how well you try to protect it. Barring you hire your own militia to protect and serve your Harley 24/7 ;)



most effective on the rear rotor...
 

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With today's technology, there is probably an app you can put on your phone that will alert you if someone gets too close to your bike.
 

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You guys could also consider a Xena disc lock or something similar, although realistically if someone wants your street they're going to get it no matter how well you try to protect it. Barring you hire your own militia to protect and serve your Harley 24/7 ;)



most effective on the rear rotor...
I don't know about India but in Mexico you give one of the street kids a buck and he'll guard your car or bike with his life. Noting is touched. Fail to pay that same street kid and you stuff disappears the nanosecond, heck the New York Nanosecond (that's the quickest nanosecond in the world), you turn you back.
 

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I don't know about India but in Mexico you give one of the street kids a buck and he'll guard your car or bike with his life. Noting is touched. Fail to pay that same street kid and you stuff disappears the nanosecond, heck the New York Nanosecond (that's the quickest nanosecond in the world), you turn you back.
Indeed, worst part is you try and pay a street kid in New York (and they're there) not only will they ask for more than a buck, but your stuff will still be gone and you'll likely be charged in violation of children rights, maybe human trafficking, uhh lets see what else could they get to stick... As you said DT, there is no gravity.

Can you plz let us know the app name for android and apple phones.


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Might as well not ride if you are going to worry about people in a van stealing your bike. A crew with a tow truck could just as easily steal your car. When do you stop living your life due to fear?

Besides, in the US at least I bet a Street is the last thing a thief will be interested in. Just sayin' ........
 

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i agree with ya

just ride it any enjoy it

having a lock isnt a bad idea as it would deter some kinds of theft

but if they really want your bike they will get it.
 

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Can you plz let us know the app name for android and apple phones.


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Hey, I didn't say that there IS an app for that, but was being sarcastic. Personally I am behind the technological times, and am not into apps like the younger generations.
Maybe there is such an app, but I won't be looking for it in the sea of a gazillion apps. Sorry...
 

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Security system on such a cheap bike? I wouldn't expect it, just as I wouldn't expect a stereo, tachometer and the rest of the goodies. Get real - it's an entry level bike. It's worth what it is. Enjoy!!!
 
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