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Impregnable Bike Lock Systems

The Nutfix Protects Your Bike's Wheels and Seat From Prying Eyes

— August 26, 2017 — Autos
The NutFix is a deceptively simple bike lock system, developed by German lock masters Abus, that is designed to ensure that even the most determined of bike thieves is unable to steal your beloved bicycle's components.

It's all well and good using a U-lock to secure your bike to a rack, but that won't prevent more resourceful thieves from scavenging on its seat and wheels, leaving you to be greeted by the sorry sight of a bare carcass of a bicycle upon your return.

This is where the Abus Nutfix bike lock system comes in. This apparatus is designed to frustrate would-be thieves no end, and it does this thanks to a special mechanism that renders it impossible for the locking screw to be released unless the bicycle is made to lie on its side. In other words, when you lock your bicycle upright, it's virtually impossible for the NutFix to be unlocked.

The system comes in three different versions, namely a a skewer set, solid axle version and seatpost collar attachment.

What's great about the Nutfix is that its security is derived from ingenious physical design rather than a phalanx of complicated components, ensuring that it doesn't spoil your bicycle's appearance, but rather spoils thieves looking to ruin your day. More importantly, it's also incredibly easy to install in place using a conventional wrench, ensuring that you never forget or fail to protect yourself against component theft, which is actually more common than theft of whole bicycles.
Trend Themes
1. Component Theft Solutions - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop bike lock systems that protect individual components such as handlebars, pedals and chains.
2. Simple Physical Design - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create products that prioritize functional simplicity over complicated features to deliver the best user experience.
3. Easy Installation Process - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Design products that are easy to install, user-friendly and accessible to all without the need for professional assistance.
Industry Implications
1. Bicycle Manufacturing - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Integrate anti-theft devices into bike manufacturing for a more complete security solution.
2. Home Security - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Apply similar physical design concepts to home security systems to create more aesthetically pleasing and effective solutions.
3. Automotive Security - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop car lock systems that offer similar protection to car components to reduce car part theft which is worth billions of dollars annually.
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