Lock & anti-theft

2023 has seen a particular large number of new companies entering the anti-theft market or updating existing services. – Photo BikeFlare Visio

Rising e-bike thefts prompts new market entrants and products

ZEIST, The Netherlands - The combination of a growing demand, an increasing average retail price and rising e-bike thefts have given a boost to the...

Integration and digitisation transforming product development

Integration and digitisation transforming product development

In a competitive market, drive system manufacturers have focused on various strategies during 2023. Development has focused on both an optimal riding...

The portable gimmick lock was awarded the iF Design Award 2023 just prior to its debut at Eurobike. – Photo Bike Europe

Crops combines strength and security in foldable u-lock

FRANKFURT, Germany - Japanese manufacturer Crops has been producing lights and locks for 22 years. The latest lock, Benlock is a sturdy and portable...

PentaLock unveils digital torque sensor and adaptive drive

PentaLock unveils digital torque sensor and adaptive drive

PentaLock, a pioneer in advanced bike security solutions, introduces their latest innovation: the Adaptive Drive digital torque sensor. This...

To make GPS protection more accessible for consumers, Tracefy has entered into a close collaboration with Kruitbosch and Dynamo Retail Group.

Tracefy, Dynamo Retail Group and Kruitbosch combat bicycle theft

E-bikes are becoming increasingly popular, with commercial buyers, consumers, and bicycle thieves alike. E-bikes have become more expensive over...

The IoT module can be hidden under the drive cover or secured to the bike frame under a customised enclosure. – Photo Comodule

Comodule 'makes connectivity simple' with entry-level IoT solution

TALLINN, Estonia - IoT provider Comodule has launched an entry-level solution for e-bike manufacturers. Named Guardian, the company says the...

On display at Eurobike this year, the 3 integrated lock systems of Pentalock. – Photo Bike Europe

Pentalock ready to scale-up its integrated locking solution

FRANKFURT, Germany - Danish start-up Pentalock enjoyed its second ever outing to Eurobike for this year's event. In contrast to a year ago, the...

Jeroen van Kester, Tracefy’s commercial director and cofounder.

Tracefy continues to grow thanks to popular GPS system for e-bikes

After a few years of development, Tracefy, a scaleup from Delft, the Netherlands, had its commercial breakthrough in 2019. Since then, Tracefy's...

PentaLock has a vision to eradicate bicycle thefts and create a secure environment for cyclists.

E-bike theft solution thesis turned into successful market...

The Tech company PentaLock started as a master thesis at university and has developed into a successful business, destroying bike theft for good....

PentaLock also features an integrated alarm and comes with a wireless key. – Photo PentaLock

PentaLock raises €1.6 million in pre-seed funding

AALBORG, Denmark - PentaLock has raised €1.6 million in pre-seed funding from current investors and a lineup of Danish business angels. This...