18 Jul '11, 4pm

Hiplok is a wearable bike lock and as @lloydalter points out, it isn't just for tattooed hipsters, despite the photos:

Hiplok is a wearable bike lock and as @lloydalter points out, it isn't just for tattooed hipsters, despite the photos:

The designers call it " the world's first bicycle lock developed specifically to be worn on the body." It is adjustable and easily put on or removed, much like an airline seat belt mechanism. The weight of the lock is on your hips, so it is much more stable. The graphic is highly reflective. it is also safer than throwing it over your shoulder: If you've ever worn a chain lock or flexible lock on your body, you'll know that you have to lock it in place in order for it to stay in position. This is not very safe if you, or somebody helping you, needs to take off the lock in an emergency situation. Due to it's unique design, Hiplok is never locked into a loop while it is attached to your body, and it remains fully adjustable and quickly removable at all times when being worn. No doubt a lot of readers are wondering why anyone would wear their lock instead of just putting it o...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/07/hiplok-wearable-b...

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