Auto-unlocking bike lock smashes funding target with weeks to spare

The LINKA smart lock means that you'll never have to carry a key again

A revolutionary new bike lock has raised more than double its $25,000 funding target with nearly three weeks left to pledge on Kickstarter.

The LINKA lock, which weighs in at less than 500g and which the manufacturers claim will work on 85% of traditional commuter bikes, operates by recognising the bike's owner through their smartphone.

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