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Steve Farrell  says:

Bike brands top theft league

Motorcycle and scooter brands are top in a league of vehicle makes most likely to be stolen.  Researchers compared the number of vehicles on the road from car and motorcycle manufacturers to the number recorded as stolen on the Police National Computer. They found the 12 brands with the highest theft rates were all makes of motorcycle. The first non-bike maker, Mercedes, was at 13. The top...

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slparry

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slparry says:

bikes!

I suspect from the list most of them are scooters so it's a bit biased to lump them in with bikes. ..... and were does Mercedes kick in???

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goodygixxer

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goodygixxer says:

Number 13

Mercedes!!!!????? am i missing something here?  The title says motorcycle and scooter brands.  Even if they own rights to some bike company surely they're called something else, not Mercedes?

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999pez

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999pez says:

CARS & bikes

Read the article again goodygixer & slparry. Clearly states-

'Researchers compared the number of VEHICLES on the road from car and motorcycle manufacturers'. Doh!

 

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999pez

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999pez says:

Safe

Seems my Triumph Daytona is safe then. I'll drop down to TPO insurance!

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JH1986

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JH1986 says:

KTM

KTM first of the proper bikes on the list. Gulp... Better get my deck chair and shotgun for the SMR then.

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philehidiot

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philehidiot says:

Woo

no one cares about my bike!

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