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Old 05-16-09, 03:23 PM   #1
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Has anyone considered a Zoombak?

http://www.zoombak.com/

I just noticed this little GPS tracker, and tried a search on it but nothing came up. It must be relatively new. Any thoughts?
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Old 05-16-09, 05:31 PM   #2
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What would you use that for? And it looks like it costs 15 bucks a month for the program to track the thing.
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Solely for the purpose of being able to track your bike if it ever got stolen.
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Solely for the purpose of being able to track your bike if it ever got stolen.
Looks a bit BIG to hide on a bicycle ?
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not that big. it should be able to fit in some bikes' tubes. but yea, it could use a little slimming down
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not that big. it should be able to fit in some bikes' tubes. but yea, it could use a little slimming down
I'd like to see you find any bike with tubes large enough to hide that in.

You realise that it won't work if it's inside a metal tube ?

And even if you did somehow manage to get it inside your frame you'd have to take it out every 4 - 5 days to recharge the batteries....

Sorry to appear negative I just can't see it being practical.

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You'd be better off to invest in a high-end lock. Assuming the thing actually works and you found your stolen bike, just how would you go about getting it back?
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The battery needs charging every 4 or 5 days.

Assuming that you could fit it somewhere, where it would work, what happens if the bike gets stolen on the 4th evening ?

By the time you've realised and tried to track it, the battery would be flat.
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