Skunklock Prevents Bike Theft With Odor

“A lock can’t just be bigger or stronger; it needs to have some sort of fundamental deterrent.” stated a support person at in an interview with the Matador Messenger in explaining why Skunklock was invented, a new bike lock with a unique deterrent-it emits noxious chemicals when a thief tries to steal a bike.

The Skunk lock is $129.99 with: high tensile hardened steel with deterrent pressurized chemical,  high security locking mechanism, and replaceable keys added the source. The preorders are available at

When Daniel Idzkowski – Polish-American who helps bring up ideas and start a business living in San Francisco, heard a that had his friend with a very expensive bike was stolen using one of those best locks at the market. That inspired Daniel to create the idea of Skunklock, stated the Skunklock support person. The inventor and engineer Yves Perrenoud – Swiss-born helped Daniel with the design and help construct it.

“The distinctive color scheme warns a would-be thief of impending trouble, with a design that does not interfere with electronics. Pressurized deterrent will only adversely affect the thief stealing your lock but may attract attention, reported

“The increasing popularity of bicycling as a sport and a means of transportation have made bicycles an easy target for thieves”, explained Every year in the United States,  1.5 million bicycles stolen. So Skunklock was created to help prevent this problem of theft.