RFID-enabled public bike locks could put an end to bike theft
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One reason why many bike owners don't cycle to work is the concern that after they've locked it up outside, it may not be there when they get back. While new technology such as Lock8 has offered keyless locking before, PubLock is a scheme that aims to place extra heavy duty locks in public locations, which can be used by any cyclist through contactless cards. Typically, cyclists can spend upwards of USD 60 for a bike lock that may or may not deter thieves with bolt cutters from snipping through them. Plus, the stronger the lock, the heavier it usually…
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