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    GPS tracker for bicycles???

    I found a sticker but not a tracker to insert into the frame. Has any one seen one? It should fit into the seat tube and be watter proof, with lithium batterys. All inside the seat tube or seat post tube?

    http://www.zazzle.com/gps_tracking_d...38017180952400

    I have a $3500 custom made bicycle and intend to keep it one way or the other.

    ?http://pegtech.com/products/gps-bicy...spybike-images
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    Quote Originally Posted by jawnn View Post
    I found a sticker but not a tracker to insert into the frame. Has any one seen one? It should fit into the seat tube and be watter proof, with lithium batterys. All inside the seat tube or seat post tube?

    http://www.zazzle.com/gps_tracking_d...38017180952400

    I have a $3500 custom made bicycle and intend to keep it one way or the other.
    A GPS tracker inside a carbon fiber seat tube would likely work, but I suspect that an aluminum, steel or other metal frame/seat tube would function as a faraday cage and prevent gps signals from being received.

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    Spy Bike from Pegasus Industries. Don't know anything about it, but it might be what you are looking for.

    BTW those are full sized bumper stickers you linked too...

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    Also, search the Forums for earlier discussions on why GPS tracking might or might not work.

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    There's one that goes in the steerer tube and the antenna is built into the cap. Carbon fiber blocks gps and gsm signals...

    If I ever make enough money from my bicycle navigation app I'm going to put it towards building one into either a headset or a set of carbon handlebars.

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