ImmobiTag Electronic Cycle Protection, from Halfords
Even the most scrupulous cyclist can fall foul of thieves, but a few precautions can make it easier to find your bike if it's stolen. Costing just £10, this tiny electronic tag fits into the bike frame beneath the seat. Register the tag online and if taken, you can change the status of the cycle to 'stolen' and the details will be updated on the Police National Mobile Property Register. Upload pictures of the bike, relevant receipts, frame numbers and descriptions on the site when you register to help identify your bike. crowdfunding platform Kickstarter last year - and a recipient of the Beazley Designs Of The Year award by the London Design Museum, the Lumos is a smart helmet with lights integrated in the front and rear. Coming with a whopping 60+ built-in lights, the helmet reacts to the speed of the cyclist, displaying a braking light as the speed tails off to alert other road users of the cyclist's intentions. One really great feature is the illuminated left and right signal. You'll need to attach the remote control (included in the pack) to your handlebars and then press either left or right before turning to trigger a flashing white light on the designated side. Each charge - via the micro USB port - should give you 30 minutes' worth of light every day for a week.
you're after, this camera, which can be mounted to helmets, should deliver. Waterproof and offering up to 150 minutes' record time - you'll need to buy a memory card and charge via the enclosed USB cable - the camera will capture journeys and has a special night vision mode to shoot in the dark. It can also be used on scooters and motorbikes. is tampered with, the bike alarm is activated - reaching an earsplitting 100db - and notifications will be sent to you immediately. The lock is hard mounted above the rear wheel to the frame so you'll still need to use a D-lock or similar, but if thieves do take off with it, the bike will be immobilised. Niftily enough, the app also reminds you where you've parked the bike. Charge via USB and the battery should last around nine months.