Everything tagged with locks

Discussion: Secure Cycle Locks for £10! (Ealing)

We've been notified by Ealing Council of the following offer:   Secure Cycle Locks for £10! To help you protect your cycle, Ealing Council is subsidising the purchase of secure cycle locks at six cycle shops in the Borough. Resident...

Blog post: ABUS U-Mini, £50-80, www.abus.com

There are two models of the Abus U-Mini available: a Sold Secure silver-rated version retailing at £50 and a gold-rated one at £80. Both feature a 16mm toughened steel shackle, with all the locks’ metal contact points covered b...

Blog post: SQUIRE Snaplok, £60, www.squirelocks.co.uk

You already own a Hetchins Magnum Opus with track ends, a Campag Anniversary Pista chainset and a Paul Smith cycling jersey. But have you considered the lock you’re wearing? The latest in lock style comes from British firm Squire and its 2...

Blog post: SQUIRE Mako CN8/900 lock, £40, www.squirelocks.co.uk

This Mako model uses an 8mm steel chain allied to Squire’s own lock body. Our sample came with a 900mm chain, which fitted around most street furniture as well as front wheel and frame. The chain’s covered with a nylon sleeve, which...

Blog post: KNOG Straight-jacket Fatty, £25.99, www.todayscyclist.co.uk

We’ve looked at several Knog locks before and it’s fair to say the cable versions are very much a case of style over substance, aimed at urban fashionistas. But the Straightjacket Fatty’s a lot meatier, with an 8mm hardened ste...

Event: Locks & Docks

  Meet: 10am Southwark Needle or 11am Cutty Sark Gardens All day always different explore down to the Woolwich Ferry and over and back via Tower Bridge. Paced for all.