BIKE ID KIT+ APPLICATION GUIDE - Vault Protected

Congratulations on purchasing a BIKE ID KIT +

Important: Before applying your ID kit, please read the installation guide fully and ensure all the surfaces where you intend to apply the DataDotDNA® microdots and labels are clean, dry, and free from grease, oil, and dirt. Do not apply the labels and microdots to parts of the bike that may interfere with the mechanical movement, or to parts that receive a lot of wear including the chain and cassette.
 

STEP

ONE

 

SHIELD APPLICATION

Apply the VAULT Shield warning label in a prominent location on either the frame seat tube post, top tube, down tube or head tube.

STEP

TWO

 

BIKE ID LABEL APPLICATION

Carefully peel the BIKE ID label from the backing material ensuring the laser-cut letters and numbers remain on the label backing.  Apply the label to the underside of frame near the serial number, or low down on the seat tube post.

STEP

THREE

 

MINI ID LABEL APPLICATION

Apply the 8 Mini ID labels to discrete areas of the bike.
Placement suggestions:

  • Under seat, headstem and forks.
  • Inside wheel rims.
  • Seat Post
  • Handlebars

STEP

FOUR

 

BULLSEYE MARKER APPLICATION

Lightly apply the Bullseye Marking Rings to discrete locations ready for microdot application.

STEP

FIVE

 

PREPARING DataDOTDNA® MICRODOTS

  • Place the microdot applicator on a flat surface and tip out microdots evenly across the tray.
  • Dip the applicator tip lightly into the glue vile and then using the tip collect some microdots from the applicator tray.

STEP

SIX

 

DataDOTDNA® MICRODOT APPLICATION

  • Dab the applicator tip with collected microdots onto the middle of the marking ring, transferring the microdots to the bike.
  • Immediately after applying, take a photograph of where the microdots are applied and then remove the marking rings before the adhesive dries.

STEP

SEVEN

 

TAKE PHOTOGRAPHS OF YOUR BIKE

Take the following photographs and upload them when you register your bike:

  • Left and Right side of the bike
  • You with your Bike
  • Frame Serial Number
  • Microdot and ID label placement.
  • Unique identifiers - scratches, marks, custom components and non-standard accessories.
  • Receipt of purchase

STEP

EIGHT

 

REGISTER YOUR BIKE & LOCK YOUR BIKE ID

  • Go to www.bikevault.com.au and create your free member account.
  • Click the 'ADD TO VAULT' button and follow the prompts to register your bike.
  • Enter the PIN code found on your BIKE ID label surround in the field provided to enable the upload of 20 photographs and to lock the ID to your bike. Note: Extra photo boxes display once all existing boxes are filled.
  • Follow the field prompts to complete your bike registration.

Go to BikeVault.com.au

THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE APPLYING YOUR BIKE ID KIT+

DataDotDNA®

DataDotDNA microdots are designed for covert fitment and are not recommended for application to highly visible or aesthetically important areas. If you inadvertently apply the adhesive to an area that you wish to remain clear of marking, wipe immediately with a damp cloth.

DataDotDNA microdots are applied using a water-based containing a fluorescent additive and DataTraceID providing an extra layer of invisible ID. The adhesive when first applied is white in appearance and dries clear. Do not dilute the adhesive. Do not store or apply the adhesive in extreme hot or cold temperatures and only apply a small amount to each marking area.

Lightly apply the Bullseye Marking Rings for easy removal after application and photographing.

BIKE SECURITY LABELS

The BIKE ID labels are delicate before application and can only be applied once. Any attempt to remove the labels once applied will cause them to break.

The BIKE ID labels have a special fluorescent acrylic adhesive designed to penetrate the surface coat of painted/clearcoat substrates and leave a UV detectable trace (UVT) visible by black light. Ghost ID is created by laser cutting the ID on the QR code label. Best UVT results are achieved after 14 days. Some surfaces may resist UVT. UVT will not perform on e-coat surfaces, plastic, uncoated aluminium, steel and carbon fibre.

HEALTH & SAFETY INFORMATION

Keep out of reach of children, packaging and labels may be a choke hazard. When applying DataDotDNA® - Wear gloves and eye protection, use adequate ventilation, and avoid breathing the adhesive vapour. If contact is made with skin wash with soap and water. If swallowed, seek immediate medical advice. Do not eat, drink or smoke while using. Dispose of empty containers and packaging in a suitable landfill or recycling stream. Refer to special instructions/material safety data sheets (MSDS): www.datadotdna.com.au

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