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.

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