A bicycle safety device with wheels and an electric motor is designed to keep the vehicle away from a stranger's reach.

This is probably one of the craziest, yet fairly foolproof bike locks ever conceptualized. A team of German bicycle enthusiasts has created this remote-controlled device, equipped with an electric motor and skateboard wheels, that straps around a street pole and hoists a bike as high as its owner wants. The idea is to keep the vehicle beyond the reach of a thief’s devious hands. The lock is just a prototype and was developed for a German electronic components company called Conrad.

Watch the making of this pole-climbing gadget below:

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