After all, why make your own airtag tech when you can support someone else’s and capitalize on a matured market?
“We’re committed to making motorcycle ownership as fun and easy as it can be, and what could be less fun than your bike being stolen!… Motorbikes have always, and will always be, an attractive target for thieves, so technologies like the Apple AirTag™ can be a great defense,” enthuses Alex Trimnell, CEO at Muc-Off.
“Our Secure Tag Holder for bicycles has been hugely successful, so we’re stoked to be bringing everything we’ve learned throughout the development process to this new motorcycle-specific version.”
“We will continue to embrace emerging technologies to enhance every rider experience, as we continue our exciting program of innovation in the future.”
Using heat-resistant polymer and aircraft-grade 6061 aluminum, we’re told the Muc-Off Secure AirTag™ Holder includes four silicone clamp grip sizes “to accommodate various wires and cables,” with versatile installation options allowing you to screw this thing “under the seat, in the engine bay, or behind the fairings.”
Security Torx screws have been included, along with a security key, and a lockable clamp.
If you don’t own an Apple airtag, a heads up that these units are capable of recording your pinpointed location. Updates like ‘AirTag found moving with you,’ and ‘the location of this AirTag can be seen by its owner,’ can, with the right settings, be made available to anybody in the near vicinity – so while it may be a good idea to put an airtag on your bike that records when your bike moves without you, the move may also attract potential unwanted attention.
Fortunately, a slight tweak in the settings department, and this particular vulnerability can be avoided; I personally ride with an Airtag in my bike, and can attest to the relief the little thing provides me, so I’ll be excited to try the Muc-Off Secure AirTag™ Holder out.
If you’re in the same boat as me, expect the AirTag™ Holder to be priced around £50 / €60 / $59.99 USD.
What do you think of the Muc-Off Secure AirTag™ Holder?