The SpyLamp looks like a rear-mounted bike light but contains an anti-theft web-enabled tracking device.
This article titled “To catch a bike thief – use GPS and Google Maps” was written by Matthew Sparkes, for guardian.co.uk on Wednesday 6th April 2011 11.46 UTC
According to Immobilise, the police-backed property register, a bicycle is stolen every minute in the UK and less than 5% are ever recovered.
The sad truth is that you can use a couple of chunky locks and leave your bike in busy, well-lit places, but nothing stops a really determined thief.
The SpyLamp is pragmatic; it accepts that bikes get stolen from time to time, and focuses on getting them back and catching the thief.