Track your stolen wheels with BikeSpike

(Credit: Kickstarter)

You’ve got the quality locks, you’ve seen the how-to-lock videos, and you’re very careful about where to leave your bicycle. But is that enough?

Not according to the backers of BikeSpike, a GPS tracking device being promoted on Kickstarter.

If a thief makes off with your ride, the BikeSpike will show its map location on your mobile device or home computer. Police can be given access to the data to help recovery.

BikeSpike has several other functions, too, as seen in the lighthearted promo vid below.

The compact attachment includes an antenna and an accelerometer, so you can use it to track your distance and speed during rides, or have it send automatic alerts if you’re in a crash.

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