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Old 06-11-18, 06:33 AM
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Are there rechargeable bicycle motion alarms?

Been searching on the net for years. I have bought all the ones that you pop batteries in and they are all rubbish. The batteries wear down after just 3-4 uses. Its wasteful to me...the alrm does deter people as i have spied on my bike from around the corner and seen potential thieves run off. In my area there r tonnes of these people. i park my bike inside but up the shops bikes r prime targets. oops i did find this one on ebay https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/4-In-1-B...4AAOSwmfhX2RC6 has anyone used them? whats your experience with it?

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Think there was a similar alarm on Kickstarter earlier, and it got terrible reviews.I have not tested this one though, and I've been looking for a good solution to secure my bike better as well. So if anyone has tested this one I´d love to get a review on it
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Originally Posted by bahartin View Post
Think there was a similar alarm on Kickstarter earlier, and it got terrible reviews.I have not tested this one though, and I've been looking for a good solution to secure my bike better as well. So if anyone has tested this one I´d love to get a review on it
Ah i see. I wish someone would develop something good because i am tired of spending money on crappy products. Hope we both find a good solution
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I don't see how it can be of any use. If it's super loud, then it will be heavy.
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Originally Posted by noglider View Post
I don't see how it can be of any use. If it's super loud, then it will be heavy.
Well maybe not super loud but better than what i have had would be nice. The ones that i used to use were loud enough but recharging the damn batteries plus replacing them is rediculous. Like this one https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Bicycle-...YAAOSwRH5XKa4M
and this one...which is pretty much the same but with a remote https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Security...MAAOSwkx5XEKMy
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Originally Posted by noglider View Post
I don't see how it can be of any use. If it's super loud, then it will be heavy.
Not necessarily. I worked at a car audio store and we carried ear shattering alarms for inside the car, they are about the size of a plum. Sounds like high pitched death.
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Whenever I hear a car alarm going off the first thought that comes into my head is "what sort of dumbass has the car alarm, they are really annoying the crap out of me" and the second right after that is "I wish I could smash that car with a brick and not get caught!"
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I was looking at that light earlier today and one feature it has is it will send your phone an alarm through Bluetooth (so you must be in range) if someone moves your bike. It's a pretty neat (but also expensive) light. It will start to blinker faster and stronger if you rapidly change speed (like accelerating/slowing down) or if detects car headlight to attract attention. It will also call through your phone a specific contact if it detects a crash.

https://seesense.cc/

Oh yeah, it's USB rechargeabable
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I made one with an arduino and accelerometer.

It alerts my cell phone if bumped or disabled using long range wireless wan (LoRaWAN).

The problem is it also requires a LoRaWAN gateway within 1km to work. Not a problem at home or office where I have my own gateway.
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Hey! Just found this cool bike tracker, and apparently they are adding a few anti theft features to it. I checked the creators responses in the comments, and it has me really interested. I think I'm going to buy one and at least test it out. I cant drop links, but its called "Tail it" Kickstarter if anyone wants to take a look.
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Originally Posted by SylvainG View Post
I was looking at that light earlier today and one feature it has is it will send your phone an alarm through Bluetooth (so you must be in range) if someone moves your bike. It's a pretty neat (but also expensive) light. It will start to blinker faster and stronger if you rapidly change speed (like accelerating/slowing down) or if detects car headlight to attract attention. It will also call through your phone a specific contact if it detects a crash.

https://seesense.cc/

Oh yeah, it's USB rechargeabable
Oh looks interesting. The price is what deters me and bluetooth is not a very wide range. Would be nice if it were gps. But thanks for suggesting it
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Whenever I hear a car alarm going off the first thought that comes into my head is "what sort of dumbass has the car alarm, they are really annoying the crap out of me" and the second right after that is "I wish I could smash that car with a brick and not get caught!"
Yeah must admit they are annoying. I live near a casino and the amount of cars that get robbed are rediculous...or that happened years back. Weekends you can guarantee little sleep
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Originally Posted by f4rrest View Post
I made one with an arduino and accelerometer.

It alerts my cell phone if bumped or disabled using long range wireless wan (LoRaWAN).

The problem is it also requires a LoRaWAN gateway within 1km to work. Not a problem at home or office where I have my own gateway.
Oh i wish i needed it when i was at home but i dont. Good set up you have tho. I have the bike inside when home.
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Oh looks interesting. The price is what deters me and bluetooth is not a very wide range. Would be nice if it were gps. But thanks for suggesting it
If it's a GPS you're looking for, saw this earlier this week on kickstarter

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects...oject&term=gps

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Yeah must admit they are annoying. I live near a casino and the amount of cars that get robbed are rediculous...or that happened years back. Weekends you can guarantee little sleep
Annoying but not annoying is in I care about them getting robbed, annoying as in the owner is a jackass and I hope their stuff is gone and found weeks later smelling of urine with Larry Sellers homework in the front seat (just don't take the Creedence tape)
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Originally Posted by SylvainG View Post
If it's a GPS you're looking for, saw this earlier this week on kickstarter

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects...oject&term=gps

Oh that looks cool. I wonder if it uses gsm. We dont have gsm anymore in australia. I have seen trackers on ebay that are gsm. Anyway this is way too expensive for me unfortunately
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Annoying but not annoying is in I care about them getting robbed, annoying as in the owner is a jackass and I hope their stuff is gone and found weeks later smelling of urine with Larry Sellers homework in the front seat (just don't take the Creedence tape)
I dont quite get what your saying. So many references i dont understand. Btw i am vegan too
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@rapattack, what is the successor to GSM?
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@rapattack, what is the successor to GSM?
3G, 4G and coming 5G(not in australia yet)
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3G, 4G and coming 5G(not in australia yet)
Oh we have differences in terminology. I think we still say GSM for those though it's not really accurate. UMTS may be more proper. It's been a while since I worked in the industry.
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Oh we have differences in terminology. I think we still say GSM for those though it's not really accurate. UMTS may be more proper. It's been a while since I worked in the industry.
Oh i have heard of UMTS but cant remember anything about it. I have only seem LTE to do with 4G....all i know is that some providers or all in australia stopped supporting gsm which country folk had later than us in the city. We all are of the understanding that gsm existed before 3g
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Oh i have heard of UMTS but cant remember anything about it. I have only seem LTE to do with 4G....all i know is that some providers or all in australia stopped supporting gsm which country folk had later than us in the city. We all are of the understanding that gsm existed before 3g
I used to work in the industry, so I'm embarrassed at not having all the terms straight. Your terms are probably more accurate. GSM is probably what we called 2G. I think we inaccurately called anything based on UMTS, 2G through 5G. We called it GSM to distinguish it from CDMA which I think you don't have. It's quite different and it's more cost-intensive. The industry here has been evolving, which is what LTE is all about, if I'm not mistaken. We got entrenched in the "wrong" way to do things since we got into it so quickly, and some companies didn't want to use something they hadn't developed.

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I dont quite get what your saying. So many references i dont understand. Btw i am vegan too
Mainly I was referencing the greatest film on the planet, The Big Lebowski. If you haven't seen it or even if you have please watch it again and again and again as I do to truly know what it's like to fornicate with a stranger in the Alps ; )

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I used to work in the industry, so I'm embarrassed at not having all the terms straight. Your terms are probably more accurate. GSM is probably what we called 2G. I think we inaccurately called anything based on UMTS, 2G through 5G. We called it GSM to distinguish it from CDMA which I think you don't have. It's quite different and it's more cost-intensive. The industry here has been evolving, which is what LTE is all about, if I'm not mistaken. We got entrenched in the "wrong" way to do things since we got into it so quickly, and some companies didn't want to use something they hadn't developed.

I was at Bellcore, AT&T, Lucent (Bell Labs), IDT, Vonage, Alcatel-Lucent, and some smaller companies in the industry, from 1987 through 2012.
Oh i c. I am not sure but i think we didnt get cdma...i could be wrong. Oh i c. Thats a lot of telco's!
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Mainly I was referencing the greatest film on the planet, The Big Lebowski. If you haven't seen it or even if you have please watch it again and again and again as I do to truly know what it's like to fornicate with a stranger in the Alps ; )

Also glad you are vegan, we need more folks to help end animal exploitation!
Oh i might have seen it but have no memory. The name is familiar tho. Oh yeah time is very tight for me and i am not very good at concentrating on movies.
Yes i agree about the needing more vegans. I am an activist and intersectional so i fight against all oppression/violence. We are a species that is nasty to each other so no wonder we treat other species so bad
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