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Motorcycle burglar alarm (or panic alarm) circuit activates the horn or a siren.

Motorcycle or bicycle alarm circuit is activated whenever cycle is raised upright off the kickstand.

Install a mercury switch to blow the horn if the bike is tilted off the sidestand. A hidden switch deactivates the alarm.
MOTORCYCLIST #1116 Apr 1990 pg. 126

Tip on using a long cable lock to secure your motorcycle, helmet and riding clothes.
MOTORCYCLIST #1122 Oct 1990 pg. 102

Tip on disconnecting the battery to prevent joy-ride type thefts.
MOTORCYCLIST #1124 Dec 1990 pg. 91

Stop thief. A review of various techniques to keep a motorcycle from being stolen.
MOTORCYCLIST #1143 Jul 1992 pg. 94

Simple, foolproof burglar alarm circuit. Est. cost: $16.
MOTORCYCLIST #1146 Oct 1992 pg. 10

Tip on utilizing the safety switch wiring (built into a modern clutch lever) as part of an anti-theft system.
MOTORCYCLIST #1148 Dec 1992 pg. 12

Gone in 30 seconds. Strategies and tips for preventing motorcycle theft.
MOTORCYCLIST #1158 Oct 1993 pg. 34

Tip on using an open-end-closed-end wrench to lock two full-face motorcycle helmets to one helmet lock.
MOTORCYCLIST #1162 Feb 1994 pg. 88

Tip on installing a hidden kill switch that will cause the horn to blow if a thief attempts starting the bike.
MOTORCYCLIST #1168 Aug 1994 pg. 94

Security tips from a New York City resident on preventing your cycle from being stolen.
MOTORCYCLIST #1171 Nov 1994 pg. 62

Tip on making a sliding metal bar to prevent thieves from opening a motorcycle "U-lock" using a car jack.
MOTORCYCLIST #1182 Oct 1995 pg. 88

Tip on casting a 5-gallon bucket of cement with an embedded heavy metal strap to which you can lock your motorcycle.
MOTORCYCLIST #1202 Jun 1997 pg. 106

Build a motorcycle alarm that uses a motion sensor to blow the horn or trigger an external siren. Est. cost: $20.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Feb 1994 (v.11#2) pg. 37
Correction POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Apr 1994 (v.11#4) pg. 3

Low-cost, no-frills motorcycle or bicycle alarm circuit uses a mercury switch to sound an alarm.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Feb 1995 (v.12#2) pg. 70

Simple electronic accessories for your motorcycle. (1) Monitor reminds you to turn on headlight. Two circuits shown. (2) Tune-up aid which always supplies a gap and a ground for high-voltage ignition systems. (3) Burglar alarm. (4) Two-way intercom. (5) Complete turn-signal system.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Apr 1995 (v.12#4) pg. 68

Low-cost small size alarm system for motorcycle or car.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #227 Jun 1995 (v.19#11) pg. 28
Correction SKINNED KNUCKLES #228 Jul 1995 (v.19#12) pg. 32