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Old 09-12-2017, 06:12 PM
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I usually just leave my helmet on my seat when I'm off my bike, but now that I will have the Sena on them and the WHIM installed, I'm thinking that thefts might go up. I have an FLHTK, but my trunk is usually stuffed with things and I can't put two helmets inside. How does everyone secure their helmets, if at all? I was thinking of an after market locking mechanism, but are they any good? Not a good place to put it either.
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We use a locking carabiner works well.
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We use a locking carabiner works well.
where do you hook it that doesn't scrape bike or helmets?
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Hay do sell helmet locks that would bolt on the bottom of your trunk or other areas of your bike. Surprised Harley doesn't supply they come stocks with other bikes never see them on any Harley's even the CVOs???
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I think most of us have been lucky. A lot depends on where you park. I have had gloves stolen that I left on the seat but so far not a helmet. But I think about it every time I leave it on the seat. None of my helmets cost over $200.00 but I would not want to have to replace one due to theft. I am considering buying a Shoei and it will definately not be left unlocked. Thanks for the suggestions.
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Helmets - do they want those or just the wireless headsets? So, if you lock the helmet, perhaps they just pull it out - if they realty want it.
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The helmet locks I've seen trap the buckle on the strap. If that type of lock is used, and someone just wanted the headset, they'd probably just cut the strap, remove the headset at their leisure, and toss the helmet. I'd sure not want anyone's used helmet.

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My helmet smells like a high school locker room. If anyone wants it THAT badly, we both lose.

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Here are a few selections for helmet locks from HD.
I use the first one every so often and keep two on the bike.
I lock my neotec to the tourpak luggage rack, works great.

They can be found here: http://search.harley-davidson.com/?q=Helmet%20lock



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