After analyzing motorcycle theft data from the past few years, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) reports a 24-percent drop in overall totals across the nation.

NICB found that 65,678 motorcycles were lifted in 2007, compared with 49,791 in 2010. A familiar manufacturer topped the “most stolen” list: Honda, with 12,260 motorcycles taken without the owner’s permisssion. The 2010 analysis of auto theft data, which NICB released earlier this year, reflected thieves’ recurring preference for Honda passenger vehicles, specifically the 1994 Honda Accord.

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