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motorcycle tracker

Post by motovitaliana »

HI guys,
I am new here.
And I wanted to ask something about motorcycle security.
I have watched a video from Freddie Dobbs about sizzapp tracker:

https://youtu.be/dUne495VWWg

and it looks pretty nice to me. Maybe someone is using this one? How do you like it?
all the comments are more than welcome.
thanks)))

here the link to the tracker if you want to check it out
https://www.sizzapp.com/en/
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I'm going to sit here with a slightly sceptical look on my face at your first post... but as it's bike related i'm letting it in at the moment :)
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motovitaliana wrote: Thu Jan 13, 2022 10:05 am HI guys,
I am new here.
And I wanted to ask something about motorcycle security.
I have watched a video from Freddie Dobbs about sizzapp tracker:

https://youtu.be/dUne495VWWg

and it looks pretty nice to me. Maybe someone is using this one? How do you like it?
all the comments are more than welcome.
thanks)))

here the link to the tracker if you want to check it out
https://www.sizzapp.com/en/
This looks like the TruTrak FMT100 with a different badge on to me, but I'm guessing from the price (€195 for this one compared to £35-£40 for the TruTrak), yours doesn't need the £5/month subscription to work, albeit its hard to tell from a quick look at the website- is that correct?
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Looks less than ideal.
Relies on the motorcycle battery for power with an internal battery that only lasts for 3 hours when disconnected from 12v, so chuck the bike in a lock up or back of a van with the battery pulled and the tea leaf is away without worry.

Also appears to be quite large / not easily concealed on the bike, so an obvious target
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Yup, agree- I see it more as a route planning/ tracking/ sharing type device than security, unless you take a bit of trouble to hide it and it's power cables, albeit , as you say, even then its fairly limited with only 3hr internal battery life
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Just bin the fucker. He wont be back

https://www.bikechatforums.com/viewtopic.php?t=333837
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Felix wrote: Fri Jan 14, 2022 7:23 pm Just bin the fucker. He wont be back

https://www.bikechatforums.com/viewtopic.php?t=333837
If only someone would invent a searchy thing, where you select some text ....
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That is just amazing :roll:
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Felix wrote: Fri Jan 14, 2022 8:34 pm That is just amazing :roll:
It's not the first time. It wouldn't take much effort to put up a few posts but, instead, the modus operandi is a single post across several boards.
Even bland can be a type of character :wave:
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Is it a flat tracker?
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Horse wrote: Fri Jan 14, 2022 8:42 pm
Felix wrote: Fri Jan 14, 2022 8:34 pm That is just amazing :roll:
It's not the first time. It wouldn't take much effort to put up a few posts but, instead, the modus operandi is a single post across several boards.
Yes dear state the obvious. I have been on BCF for quite a few years and recognise the post hence linking the twat here but thank you for the fascinating insight to how they operate :thumbup:
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Horse wrote: Fri Jan 14, 2022 7:45 pm
If only someone would invent a searchy thing, where you select some text ....
Why waste the time, it was blatantly obvious he was spam dealing monkey from the get go.
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Obvious, maybe. But not all spam is bad spam. The other bloke with the locks came and went.

We still have limits on new user posts, so if this fella comes back his posts still need approval before being seen, so it's not like he can post 3000 posts of crap

Over in TRC we'd regularly see full on spam selling medicine, passports etc. How many have you seen on RTTL, none, ever.

Trust me here, we're doing fine if this is the worst spam you get to see.
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I used to love spam fritters :obscene-birdiedoublered:
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weeksy wrote: Sat Jan 15, 2022 7:05 am Obvious, maybe. But not all spam is bad spam. The other bloke with the locks came and went.

We still have limits on new user posts, so if this fella comes back his posts still need approval before being seen, so it's not like he can post 3000 posts of crap

Over in TRC we'd regularly see full on spam selling medicine, passports etc. How many have you seen on RTTL, none, ever.

Trust me here, we're doing fine if this is the worst spam you get to see.
Exactly. This is actually useful spam as if someone is considering a tracker and they search they will find out that this particular one isn't very good !
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I was looking at the very similar Pegase Moto GPS tracker.

Very similar subscription free model, same chunky looking box, same attachment to the battery.

It struck me that whilst it won't fool even a half-witted bike thief for more than 30 seconds and certainly isn't worth putting on a bike worth anything, it might just give you enough warning that someone's trying to push your cheap delivery scoot or Chinese 125 commuter away and track it around the corner. Thousands of those buggers are stolen every year and that pushes everyone's insurance up.

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