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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.

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