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Bike Revolution Anti-Theft Device

bike revolution anti theft device   Bike Revolution Anti Theft Device

Come January 2011, Bike Revolution Anti-Theft device will be available to the U.S. market. In partnership with Kryptonite, Bike Revolution offers an alternative way of avoiding theft and monitoring the bike’s status from the web or mobile. The Bicycle ID kit comes with 3 pulse ID tags. Registering your bike at the Bike Revolution website gives you a free certification of registration, a mobile phone bike scanner application, access to view the stolen bike database and a listing of your bike if it gets stolen.

Bike Revolution created a network of Bike Detectives who can look out for stolen bikes by scanning the bike they find with the pulse ID tags. If a bike is stolen, aside from reporting the incident to the police, Bike Revolution sends out notices to social networking sites like Facebook and lists your bike as stolen. This alerts other Bike Detectives to be on the…

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Bike Thief in New York Video

Bicycle theft is a serious concern for bike owners and the Neistat Brothers filmed a video in New York City as to how easy it was to steal a bike. Shot with a hidden camera, the video showed a bike stolen in different locations using different tools. The aim of the video was to show how no one stopped the bike thief in the act of stealing someone’s bike in broad daylight at a public place. Ironically, someone even helped the bike thief remove the locked chains from the bike.

On the other hand, the public’s apathy to the incident could also be viewed as innocent. The “stealing” of the bike looked closely similar to a bike owner who lost the keys to his bicycle’s secure lock and decided to use other means to remove the bike from its locked chains.

Is this a video that proves how people are blind…

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