If bike security is the biggest snag between you and bike ownership, this Kickstarter idea might just pave the way for you

Casual cyclists and bike commuters alike know that keeping bikes safe requires effort, cash, and patience. However, if one Kickstarter group has its way, you may soon find yourself sitting on all the protection your bike needs.

As their website notes, New York City-based Seatylock wants to make bike riding and ownership a comfortable, effortless, and safe experience. With this goal, they have developed a bicycle seat (or saddle) that does the double duty of keeping the seat itself, but also the rest of the bike, safe from would-be snatchers. This small group of entrepreneurs explains that, while they come from different professional backgrounds, they are united in their love of cycling and their shared mission:

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