Everything tagged with lock

Blog post: Cycloc Endo bike hook

CYCLOC Endo  £39.99 shop.upgradebikes.co.uk New bike for Chrimbo or need to create more storage space? The Endo’s a stylish solution for homes and workplaces that require vertical bike hanging. The ‘hook’ part (fo...

Blog post: PITLOCK skewers, £39, www.londonfieldscycles.co.uk

Similar in idea to the Pinhead skewers we previously tested, but offering even greater reassurance as there’s 256 different ‘Pit key’ combinations to deter thieves. Fitting is straightforward: simply remove your old skewers and...

Blog post: FABRIC HORSE Lock Holster, $10, www.fabrichorse.com

Perhaps the simplest and greenest product we’ll ever review. Essentially reinforced loops made from recycled seat-belts that slide onto your own belt to hold a D-lock — genius. Slotted between the most suitable belt-loops on your jea...

Blog post: PINHEAD Locking System, £49.99, www.pinheadcomponents.com

No matter how securely your frame is anchored, unsecured wheels, saddles and forks are still mighty tempting to thieves. Pinhead’s system locks your valuable components without having to lug around an extra cable — and should you nee...

Blog post: SQUIRE Challenger 260 lock, £19.99, www.squirelocks.co.uk

Squire’s Challenger 260 is a good all-round D-lock rated Bronze on the Sold Secure scale, providing decent security for your pub steed or runaround if you don’t want to spend three times more on a higher-rated lock. The 12mm steel sh...

Blog post: ONGUARD Brute lock, £41.99, www.moorelarge.co.uk

Brute by name… impressively this US-made lock sports a whopping 16.8mm hardened steel shackle and a ‘Quattro’ 
bolt mechanism which grips it on four sides. Another feature called ‘BumpBlok’ makes the cylinder resis...

Blog post: KRYPTONITE New York 3000 lock, £79.99, www.madison.co.uk

For maximum security in high theft areas, you need a hefty shackle that’s resistant to bolt-cutters and leverage attacks and this one offers 16mm of case-hardened Kryptonium steel, bettered only by the monstrous 18mm-shackled Fahgettabou...

Blog post: ABUS Granit-X Plus lock, £64.99, www.abus.com

An oldie but a goodie, the Abus offers as much security as you’d expect in a Sold Secure Gold-rated lock. Clever design features like a parabolic, square-section 13mm shackle and double-locking mechanism add up to 
a very secure product. A...

Blog post: YALE Maxi Lock, £29.99, www.yale.co.uk

A slightly different take on the cable lock from the home security specialists — here a steel cable encased in a tough plastic cover links to a small alarm system. A conductive core runs through the cable itself and the alarm is triggered ...