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It looks like it is possible, though probably more expensive than you would want because it is a subscription service, much like a cell phone.
Nero Global Tracking http://www.neroglobal.com/news_gps_t...tolen_bike.php
says it can be done, but it may not be cost-effective at $30 per month for a service subscription.
has a system, but has no prices listed which implies "If you need to ask how much it costs, you can't afford it."
Meanwhile, as I searched for info on the Internet, I found some humorous bait-bike news
From boingboing.net 7/9/2004:
"I remember the Toronto cops once tried a bait-bike and were quite successful, snagging dozens of bike-thieves in a short time, but had to give it up because the bait-bike got stolen while the cops were busy arresting someone for trying to steal it."
'Bait’ bike lost already
Thursday 21 June 2007
"A bike fitted with a hidden transmitter and used as ‘bait’ by police in Nijmegen to catch thieves has disappeared, just two weeks after being put into action. Having been used to catch three bike thieves during its test period, the bike was lost on June 7, the police said on Thursday, and is probably in the Waal river. When the bike showed it was moving, the control room monitoring it notified the police, but it disappeared off the radar while on the river bank. Police dredged the section of the Waal without retrieving the bike."