News: The Most Thief-Proof Bike Lock in the World

The Most Thief-Proof Bike Lock in the World

Germany company Conrad has created a bike lock that would deter even the most dedicated of thieves. The Rube Goldberg-esque device is outfitted with motorized skateboard wheels that elevate the bicycle off the ground, as high as your lamp post or utility pole of choice allows.

Watch the making-of (in German):

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I admire this very German sense of engineering and ingenuity. How-to hacks and mods tend to have a fast and international provenance. Very gratifying to witness a 'regional' how-to sensibility. That is also the reason why I love the classic automobile hack:

I totally need one of these, I've had so many bikes stolen it ain't funny.

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