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This New Bike Lock Means You'll Never Have To Worry About Wheel Theft Again

You won't even have to carry the lock around!

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An engineer from Bristol has invented a new kind of bike lock which stops people from stealing even just the wheel of your bike.

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He's raising money to build it through Kickstarter, and has just over £4,000 left to raise with twelve days to go.

When quick release wheels were added to bicycles they revolutionised bike maintenance - but it made it much easier to steal the front wheels.

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Curtis Dorrington, 29, has come up with the idea of Quick Caps, a tiny padlock that snaps into place around the quick release lever, making it impossible for the wheel to be removed.

Quick Caps have a mechanism which means that if enough force is applied when trying to rotate the lever, the lugs will act as stoppers and prevent rotation.

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So your bike wheels will finally be safe!

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