GPS-Outfitted Bike Mild Tracks Rides — and Thieves

Now that you could get a sensible bike lock on your sensible bike, why not have a sensible tail mild as nicely? The BTrack Protected Mild , from Italian accent maker Sartori bikes, retains you seen at night time like another rear mild — however hidden inside it’s a GPS system and a SIM card that stories its place to an app in your Android (and shortly iOS) telephone always. That is useful for monitoring your rides, in fact, but when your bike have been to be stolen you’d additionally be capable of comply with it to the thieves’ lair — after you name the police. Hopefully you will not be far behind, because the Protected Mild may even sense suspicious vibrations and provide you with a warning in case your bike instantly strikes.

GPS-Equipped Bike Light Tracks Rides — and ThievesBTrack

In fact, you will have to ensure its SIM card is provisioned with textual content messages or knowledge so it may keep related. And at €106, or about $one hundred twenty (plus fairly a bit for worldwide delivery), this mild is certainly a bit costlier than your common rear blinker. However in the event you’re critical about preserving your costly bike protected, this could be a worthy funding — simply make sure to not skimp on the lock, both.

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—Devin Coldewey
First revealed January 30 2015, four:07 PM