Bike “to go” locked by Camlock Systems

Quipplan Mobility manufactures folding electric bicycles or ‘pedelecs’. A micro cam lock manufactured by Camlock Systems secures the bike.

The Q10 bike comes with a battery operated motor capable of transporting the rider at 15 miles per hour and is available in a sport and a city version. A range of accessories is available including LED lights, a stand, a rack and LCD digital displays.

The aluminium frame of the Quipplan makes the bike lightweight, just 16.5 kg. When folded, the bike measures just 80 cm long by 65 cm high by 45 cm wide so can be transported easily in the shoulder bag supplied. Unsurprisingly, the bike is proving to be a big hit with commuters. The bike comes with a two year guarantee as standard – an optional third year is available – and is accredited under European standard EN15194.

Spanish company Quipplan designed the bike to have an integral lock in the main folding mechanism's handle. The lock also prevents the battery from being stolen from the integral compartment inside the frame and allows the key-holder easy access to the battery, as required. Quipplan selected a micro-sized cam lock manufactured by Camlock Systems. Camlock’s Series 13D provides full functionality in ultra compact proportions – the body length is just 10.5 mm.

Camlock’s range of micro cam locks with a radial pin tumbler mechanism is available in three body lengths and two material specifications: 10.5 mm in die-cast alloy, 13 mm and 16 mm both in brass. The lock’s polished chrome finish is a perfect complement to the stylish design and looks of the bike.

Quipplan’s satisfaction with both the locks and the multi-lingual customer service resulted in the company placing a repeat order. Enrico Miracoli, Product Manager at Quipplan, says: “From Camlock we are getting a quality product at a fair price, plus an excellent Spanish-speaking service.”