The Picycle Bike Frowns In the Face of Bike Thieves

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Isn't this just the most cheery bike you've ever clapped eyes on? Even if technically-speaking that red frame is actually the shape of a frown. Nonetheless! The electric PiCycle has an inbuilt theft-recovery service, updating its location on your smartphone.

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Along with that "Find My iPhone"-style recovery service for locating the PiCycle if nasty thieves intervene on your jolly cycling time, it also streams charging status plus other crucial stats on your bike's health wirelessly to your smartphone.

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It's on sale for $2,500 now. [PiCycle via Inhabitat]

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kaisermachead
kaisermachead

O rly? Well my bike has 4 oz. of C4 in the seat, connected to a receiver. If my bike is stolen, I simply dial to the receiver in hopes that the thief is riding it.