“Our Ride More, Worry Less mission means putting more booties on bikes, beverages in bellies, and grins on chins.”

Your bike should be a freedom machine, not a ball-and-chain! UNCL provides all of the security and none of the weight, so you can stop lugging around that heavy a** bike lock.

Mike Burton
UNCL Co-Founder

The Universal Network Controlled Lock

or UNCL, is an intelligent bike lock that is designed to be installed on existing bike racks. UNCL enhances the micro-mobility experience by eliminating the burden of carrying a lock, and by providing high-security features controlled conveniently via smartphone. UNCL is committed to promoting sustainable and healthy transportation options in cities around the world by using technology to make cycling more secure and convenient for every rider.

News Corner

Check out what UNCL has been up to!

U of A Heartland Challenge Will Feature Student Startups From Across U.S.

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U of A Student Startup Teams Nearly Sweep Division at International Competition

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UNCL wins $20,000 at Ivey Business School Competition

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Green House Outdoor Recreation Program (GORP) adds UNCL to 2023 Cohort

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UNCL launches merch site!

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Our Team

Michael Burton

Co-founder, CEO

With over a decade of experience in leading medium to large teams in the Marine Corps Human Intelligence, as well as working as a Senior Negotiation Consultant, Mike has a deep understanding of human behavior and relationship management. He also has extensive experience in omni-channel business management, having held a plethora of roles at Walmart where he was responsible for a P&L of over $500MM. Mike is extremely excited to be leading the UNCL Co. team as they bring his vision to life!

Clayton Woodruff

Co-founder, COO

Bringing 8 years of cycling industry experience constructing premier trails, and 6 years of app development experience in IT, Clayton is an expert in executional excellence. He brings a unique combination of industry expertise, project management skills, and hands-on experience that enables him to drive product innovation and ensure the smooth operation of any business. He currently works as Director of Client Experience for Confiz, a vendor for the Fortune 1 company, Walmart.

Payton Lenz

Co-founder, CTO

With over 7 years of experience, Payton is an expert in leading IoT consulting projects. He has a knack for designing new solutions that are technically superb and delight the customer. He previously served as the head of an IoT consulting practice for a Fortune 5 company, developing enterprise-level solutions for over 30 different organizations, connecting 30K devices and counting. He currently sits as the Head of Digital Experience for LEDGER, the world’s first bikeable office building.

Natalie Lenz


A Jill-of-All-Trades, Natalie brings over 6 years of experience in engineering, data analytics, supply chain, and graphic design. She possesses the unique ability to bridge the gap between business and technical, creating a seamless integration of both fields. She has passion for people that brings out the best in any team, fostering innovation and engagement. She currently works for as Manager of Business Analytics and Insights for Simmons Pet Food in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.

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Mountain Biking Capital of the World