The Internet of Things is making a new breed of gear available to tech-savvy cyclists.
Anti-theft devices track a bike’s location and send alerts if it leaves a designated area, while smart bike locks can be opened without a physical key and allow several riders to share access to a single bike. Many of these devices offer additional features like ride analytics and crash alerts.
Below we take a look at several options to help you keep track of your bike. Using connectivity embedded into locks, trackers, handles the following Channel Guide will help you:
Determine which connectivity type you need for best tracking and coverage (WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, or GSM Cellular)
Get app reviews, and see if the device can work with your Android or iPhone.
Filter based on monthly fees, or if the lock or tracking device has additional social or safety features.