Category Archives for "Bike Lock Reviews"

Kryptonite New York Fahgettaboutit Mini Bicycle Lock Review 2018

Perhaps the best bicycle U-lock created so far. A double deadbolt locking together with a hardened steel sleeve and center keyway ensure top security for your bicycle.

To live your life to the full in New York or any other big city it is not worth wasting time on standing in traffic jams – one need to look for some alternative ways to move around: underground is stuffy, walking on foot might be time-consuming. So riding a bike seems to be the best variant. To get nothing but mobility and joy one needs to take care of proper security – that is when one should think of buying a good-quality bicycle lock. Just like Kryptonite New York Fahgettaboutit Mini Bicycle U-Lock.

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Kryptonite New York LS Bicycle U-Lock Review 2018

This model much resembles another bike u-lock by Kryptonite – Kryptonite New York Fahgettaboutit Mini Bicycle U-Lock .The main differences is that this bike lock is slightly more expensive than the smaller model and it offers more flexibility and security.

Kryptonite has assigned 11 ranking to this item in the security system with 12 being the highest. The system has been developed by Kryptonite and this is definitely a reliable brand when it comes to bike security.

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OnGuard Beast 5016L Bicycle Chain Lock Review 2018

OnGuard Beast 5016L Bicycle Chain Lock is probably the best chain bike lock developed so far with each component from the chain to the lock made with quality and security in mind.

Generally chain locks are considered not very reliable – the rule is to use it as an additional protective lock to improve the effect of U-locks. But OnGuard Beast 5016L Bicycle Chain Lock is the exception to all the rules. Well, what can protect your bike better than a heavy chain weighing more than ten pounds?

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Abus Cenero 970 Key Cable Bicycle Lock Review 2018

U-locks are good but keen cyclists recommend completing it by a cable or a chain lock. Cable ones have an edge over the chain locks: they are much easier to store since the cable coils itself – that is sure to save you a lot of time. Cable locks might not be exceptionally effective if compared with some good-quality U-locks for example – but it is their serious and massive appearance that does the trick. If a thief sees your bike protected by steel loops made by Abus Cenero 970 Key Cable Bicycle Lock he would much rather opt for some other less protected bikes standing nearby.

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Kryptonite Kryptolok Series 2 Standard Bicycle U-Lock with 4-Foot Flex Cable Revieww 2018

The security provided by a lock is often proportionate to its weight and massiveness. But the price is not always an indicator. Check out it is one of the cheapest models on offer – Kryptonite Kryptolok Series 2 Standard Bicycle U-Lock (4-inch x 9-inch) with 4-Foot Flex Cable. It’s not only a U-lock – it is a U-lock plus a cable to protect wheels or tie two bikes together.

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Abus Bordo Granit X-Plus 6500 Foldable Lock Review 2018

The manufacturers of Abus Bordo Granit X-Plus 6500 Foldable Lock have managed to combine both portability and amazing efficiency in their creation. This item hardly resembles the usual u-locks as well as ordinary chains and cables. Some might find other locks heavier, harder to break but it is really hard to beat Abus Bordo Granit X-Plus 6500 Foldable Lock in terms of ergonomics.

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How to avoid the nightmare of your bike being stolen

Imagine the situation: you have dropped in at the café but you can’t concentrate on talking with your friend because your bike is parked outside and not in a proper way; or you are lying in your bed, the window in your room is open and whenever you hear some noise you rush to the window to see whether your bike is still tied to the bike rack. Sounds familiar? If your answer is yes, then you definitely have a problem with your bike security.

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