• Bike crime,  bike technology,  Bike theft,  DNA for bikes,  technology

    Thieves – Bike theft just got a whole lot more difficult

    At Trivelo we make it our mission to help people buy and sell their used bikes with confidence and we think we’ve found some cool new technology to help, Microdot technology. Invented during the second world war to send covert messages this tech is now being used as the ultimate crime prevention tool. Microdots are tiny dots, about 0.5 mm in diameter that are invisible to the naked eye. Around 3,000 of these dots are mixed with an adhesive liquid that can be brushed onto parts your bike. The adhesive liquid contains UV components that will glow when under certain light. The dots hold a unique code that links the…

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