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Still not convinced? Six reasons the Original LINKA® is the best bike lock for you.

Still not convinced? Six reasons the Original LINKA® is the best bike lock for you.

You may have seen us on Shark Tank, or you may have come across our features in Cycling Weekly or when we were voted as ‘Best Bike Lock’ in Sports Illustrated. Either way, we know that investing in the right bike lock has its hurdles and you may be getting overwhelmed with the endless research that comes along with making a big purchase.


Let’s help make this simple for you! Here’s why LINKA is the best bike lock for you:


  1. The Original LINKA® Smart Bike Lock is recognized as the World’s best and we have the awards to back it up! In 2017, LINKA was awarded the prestigious iF Design Award, TAIPEI CYCLE d&i Awards 2017: Gold Award and the Eurobike Gold Award and Startup Award.

    It has a very innovative combination of functions with features of automobiles. A safe and smart lock!” - Jury Statement, iF Design Awards 2017.
The Original LINKA Smart Bike Lock - Voted The Best Bike Lock


  1. You’ll never have to worry about carrying keys or clunky bike chains. The Original LINKA® Smart Bike Lock immobilizes your wheel, securing your bike with its resilient strength. As long as you have your phone with you, Original LINKA® will recognize you as you approach and auto‐unlock. No more fiddling with keys!

  1. LINKA is the world’s first‐ever ART II approved smart bike lock assuring you against bicycle thefts. What does that mean? An ART mark is a seal of approval that insurance companies in the Netherlands look for when offering the protection. So you can rest assured that third-party insurance companies have recognized the security level of LINKA, we’re not just tooting our own horn.
Share your bike with LINKA Smart Bike Lock and App

  1. We believe in making urban mobility more accessible and sustainable, which is why we encourage you to share your bike with friends. Use our LINKA App to share access to your bike, then bro won’t have a reason to be late for his next game.

  1. LINKA is designed and created by real cyclists. Our award-winning designs are a testament to years of research and development to provide the very best bike lock. Our team of engineers are total rockstars working tirelessly to make sure our products are exactly what you’d hope for and more!

  1. If you prefer the added peace of mind of a bike chain, we’ve got those too. Better yet, we’ll give you 50% off chains when you buy together with The Original LINKA® Smart Bike Lock. If that’s not enough, we offer FREE worldwide shipping on orders over $100 so you can buy hassle-free from the comfort of your home, ready for your next ride. What’s not to love?