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Businessman bids for funds for invention to put brakes on bike thefts

obaidah-and-bike-2A Wythenshawe entrepreneur is hoping his brand new invention will help to cut cycle thefts in Manchester and across the UK.

Obaidah Sheikh, 22, came up with the idea for the ‘Stingray’ after having his own bike stolen three times – once by a gang of men who pushed him to the floor.

The device, which has launched on crowdfunding platform Indiegogo, combines a powerful front light with a motion sensor which triggers a 140db alarm – right into the face of the crook. Continue reading “Businessman bids for funds for invention to put brakes on bike thefts”