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Chilean engineering students design unstealable bicycle

End of the road for bike thieves?
End of the road for bike thieves? Image by Elliot Brown / CC BY 2.0

Three engineering students from Chile have created a prototype for a bike that can be locked using its own parts. The frame of the bike, called the ‘Yerka’, opens into two arms that then connect to the seat, which serves as a lock. Thieves would have to destroy the bike to unlock it, rendering it useless. Read more: news.com.au