Meet Bike+, a security alarm and fitness computer for bicycles

Meet Bike, an alarm and fitness computer for bicycles

Bike thieves are a resourceful lot. No matter what form of lock is used, given the time and the inclination, such n’ere-do-wells will snatch up your two-wheeled transportation. Wi-MM, a start-up based in Santa Clara, CA, aims to make it harder for them to steal your cycle with its new product Bike+, a combination alarm system and cycling computer. The device itself is what you see in the photo above that can be mounted with some specialty hardware (to make removal difficult) on the down tube of any bicycle. Inside, there’s a Verizon-compatible 3G radio, GPS, Bluetooth, altimeter, accelerometer, a 1,300 mAh rechargeable battery and enough flash memory to hold all your data from a year’s worth of rides. All told, Bike+ weighs about seven ounces (so it won’t add too much heft), and is slated to be available before the end of the year for “under $200” according to company president Kevin Fahrner.%Gallery-slideshow100450%

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