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Hey guys,

I was just thinking about updating my safety gear and I stumbled upon this: Motorcycle tracker | Vigo Smart Track
It's a tracker that supposedly prevents theft and has SOS call. It seems it's a new product, and I kinda think it's interesting. What are your thoughts on this?

Does anyone of you have any experience with trackers like this? I'm really thinking about trying it out...
 

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it does NOT have a built in cell phone service.. so how will it help.

it bluetooth to you phone..
you wreck... damage your phone.. NO call to 911.

plus it records your riding behavior.. so if you screw up..
insurance company can use it in court after YOU

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it does NOT have a built in cell phone service.. so how will it help.

it bluetooth to you phone..
you wreck... damage your phone.. NO call to 911.

plus it records your riding behavior.. so if you screw up..
insurance company can use it in court after YOU

my opinion.
The site says SIM card and mobile data are covered. I don't see where it needs a cell phone to do what it says. It would make sense, but they're not clear on how that works. Did you see anything that clarifies that? I'm curious now ... Lol
 

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The site says SIM card and mobile data are covered. I don't see where it needs a cell phone to do what it says. It would make sense, but they're not clear on how that works. Did you see anything that clarifies that? I'm curious now ... Lol
Clearly I missed that part.
Sorry.
$100.00 for a dedicated cell service device... and tracking GPS..etc.
data recorder...
 

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I would NEVER buy a new gizmo via "Pre-Order."

Far as this device's ability to record your ride; I suppose it would be no different than running a go pro to record your ride.
Both would be a double edged sword; they can both help or hurt the user...
 

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Clearly I missed that part.
Sorry.
$100.00 for a dedicated cell service device... and tracking GPS..etc.
data recorder...
That's the part I don't get. $100 for a dedicated cell service device in perpetuity? Like forever? I know what data plans cost here in Canada, and I have never seen such a thing. Is that common in the US? They do say it's supported in Canada. I'm tempted, for that price, to get one for my son's VFR and one for the Harley. Less for just theft, although that's a benefit, but for the sake of an emergency. My wife worries for my son and I when we ride.
 

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I do not see how.. for $100...
unless there is a good size monthly fee.
 

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It's a tracker that supposedly prevents theft
Careful, they are lying to you and will only take your money and sell you a tracker that does NOT prevent theft. A tracker is a monitoring device, not a restraint device.
To prevent theft, you need to lock the vehicle. Or disable the vehicle. A tracker accomplishes neither. Same for an alarm.
Don't let them lie to you, check the specs of the device carefully.
 

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Careful, they are lying to you and will only take your money and sell you a tracker that does NOT prevent theft. A tracker is a monitoring device, not a restraint device.
To prevent theft, you need to lock the vehicle. Or disable the vehicle. A tracker accomplishes neither. Same for an alarm.
Don't let them lie to you, check the specs of the device carefully.
You are correct, but I don't htink they actually say it prevents theft, only that it will alert you to theft and provide you with a location of the bike. Common sense ... I know, I know ... tells us that even worse than an alarm it won't even alert the thief that you know they are stealing your bike. OTOH, they also don't know that you know where the bike is, assuming the tracker stays with the bike. BUT, to be clear, although they strongly suggest it, they don't actually lie to you .... I don't think.
 

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You are correct, but I don't htink they actually say it prevents theft, only that it will alert you to theft and provide you with a location of the bike. Common sense ... I know, I know ... tells us that even worse than an alarm it won't even alert the thief that you know they are stealing your bike. OTOH, they also don't know that you know where the bike is, assuming the tracker stays with the bike. BUT, to be clear, although they strongly suggest it, they don't actually lie to you .... I don't think.
I understand it in that way as well... you'll get an alert if someone moves your bike...

I wrote to their info mail and I got the info, that you list an emergency contact within the app. If you crash, they then receive the notification and can call for help. And regarding this 1-year free subscription - mobile data is covered for this price preorder price, and after that there's a monthly fee.

I think I'll order one, just to test is, and then let you know what I think.
 
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