Where should I store my motorcycle?
In a perfect world you’d store your motorcycle in something like Fort Knox – at least then you and your insurer would know your bike’s secure. But sadly, as we live in the real world, that’s not going to happen. Although if you are given the opportunity to keep your bike in a garage or on a drive, you should grab it with both hands.
A garage or drive won’t just protect your bike from prying eyes, it’s also more likely to prevent any accidental damage from passing vehicles happening. From a longevity point of view, garages are also beneficial as it protects your bike from the elements, helping stave off the dreaded rust. Not to mention you’re also less likely to find your bike’s become a nature reserve for every bug and creepy crawly known to mankind – although it’s still worth brushing it down lest a spider decides to surprise you while you’re on the road.
Needless to say if you do store your bike in a garage, then that garage needs to be secure (it’d be pretty pointless otherwise). And you can never be too safe, having a garage will also give you opportunity to chain up your bike to something immoveable and if you invest in a security system then you’re safe in the knowledge that all your stuff’s protected. Just make sure you tell your insurance provider– it could save you some pounds.