Reinventing the bike lock

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Reinventing the bike lock

Postby ste-atk » 16 Oct 2012, 4:27pm

Hi,

I'm a student studying Product Design and Interaction and currently undertaking research into bike locks, with the aim of improving bike lock design. Please fill in my survey by clicking the link below it'll only take a few minutes.

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/8V26FGH

Thanks allot, Steve.

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Re: Reinventing the bike lock

Postby [XAP]Bob » 16 Oct 2012, 4:47pm

Zero weight and size
Infinite strength
Invulnerable lock
Vandal proof
Easy to capture all relevant part of vehicle
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Re: Reinventing the bike lock

Postby NUKe » 16 Oct 2012, 4:49pm

Question 8 is wrong you can't answer there is nothing wrong i
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Re: Reinventing the bike lock

Postby [XAP]Bob » 16 Oct 2012, 4:51pm

NUKe wrote:Question 8 is wrong you can't answer there is nothing wrong i

Not the only one where "other" is needed as an option
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Re: Reinventing the bike lock

Postby ste-atk » 16 Oct 2012, 4:57pm

Hi thanks for the feedback really appreciate it! oh yea i see what you mean, If there is nothing wrong just comment nothing in the box.
Thanks Steve

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Re: Reinventing the bike lock

Postby [XAP]Bob » 16 Oct 2012, 5:13pm

ste-atk wrote:Hi thanks for the feedback really appreciate it! oh yea i see what you mean, If there is nothing wrong just comment nothing in the box.
Thanks Steve

But "an answer is required"
A shortcut has to be a challenge, otherwise it would just be the way. No situation is so dire that panic cannot make it worse.
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Re: Reinventing the bike lock

Postby tatanab » 16 Oct 2012, 5:14pm

Many of the questions did not work for me and I had to select an approved option as well as comment. I lock to anything or nothing i.e. none of the available options. I have no problem carrying or stowing my lock. Cost was also a problem - I bought my lock in 1975 so had to guess what it might cost these days and I probably over estimated.

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Re: Reinventing the bike lock

Postby ste-atk » 16 Oct 2012, 5:24pm

Thanks for the feedback.I have fixed the problem with the last question so now its optional so shouldn't have anymore problems. Anymore troubles let me know.
Thanks Steve

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Re: Reinventing the bike lock

Postby byegad » 16 Oct 2012, 6:33pm

Not an option to answer for me. I have three trikes and each one uses a different kind of lock. Single answers are not appropriate.
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Re: Reinventing the bike lock

Postby Si » 16 Oct 2012, 7:52pm

byegad wrote:Not an option to answer for me. I have three trikes and each one uses a different kind of lock. Single answers are not appropriate.


You could do the survey three times I guess.

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Re: Reinventing the bike lock

Postby gbnz » 16 Oct 2012, 8:00pm

On a positive note, I realised that virtually everything I lock up to on a daily basis, is a an element of a purpose built piece of cycling infrastructure :D (Gym, supermarket, supermarket, butchers) Proof that the planning system works, as it's all been installed at the request of the now defunct local planning department (Excluding the butchers)

Interesting to reflect that it's only the public sector sites I cycle to, which haven't got any cycling infrastructure; library, doctors surgery, HMRC office, my office, county hall, another library, local hospital, local A & E dept

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Re: Reinventing the bike lock

Postby Mick F » 17 Oct 2012, 7:41am

I can't answer this question:

Do you find Storing your bike lock when riding inconvenient. If so why?

There isn't a box marked "No".

The survey won't let me finish without answering the question!
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Re: Reinventing the bike lock

Postby Guy951 » 17 Oct 2012, 9:45am

Mick F wrote:I can't answer this question:

Do you find Storing your bike lock when riding inconvenient. If so why?

There isn't a box marked "No".

The survey won't let me finish without answering the question!

I just typed No in the "Other" box. That works.
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Re: Reinventing the bike lock

Postby Russcoles » 17 Oct 2012, 12:35pm

Theres also no option to have a lock cheaper than £10.

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Re: Reinventing the bike lock

Postby Mick F » 17 Oct 2012, 2:50pm

Now I have this problem.
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