Unsupported browser

You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Sign up for an Award

Participate with your entry in one of our professional or student awards.

Sign up for an award

Sign up for a Profile

Create your own profile and publish it in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE.

Sign up for a profile

Learn more:


Present your project for free and win your share of EUR 50,000 in prize money.

Publish your project

Universal Frame Lock / Bike Lock

Universal Frame Lock
Universal Frame Lock

With the growing popularity of bicycles, along with the growth in their numbers, there is also a growth in the amount of bicycle robberies that take place. China has over 80, 000 reported bicycles stolen every year.

The Universal Frame Lock (UFM) is a built in lock that adapts to any bicycle frame style,It breaks the frame triangulation, creating stress points within the bicycle, therefore in case the lock is altered it will unable to be used. Manufacturers are able to integrate this technology into existing models with ease, granting consumers more flexibility.

Key Points:
Adapts to anny Frame
Simple Design
Stops Bike thiefs
Built in Frame



Mexico city, Mexico

Jose Martinez Fernandez Varela "Cheizen"