Motorcycle Security Locks

One of the worst fears of a bike owner is the thought of having his bike lifted. He would like to have a bike lock that cannot be broken or picked. Fortunately, there are a whole range of bike locks that are available in the market. You just need to pick the right one. Here are five locks that are quite popular:

1: ABUS Granit Extreme 59/180HB: This German brand lock is 16 mm thick and comes with the following features:
— Square parabolic shackle with a hardened steel construction for maximum resistance against bolt-cutters
— Double locking cylinder with more than a million key variations
— Runner cover to sheathe the shackle
— Sliding cover to shield keyhole from dirt.

The only disadvantage of this lock is that it large and cumbersome to carry

2. Bully U-shaped Disc Lock: This is a strong lock and is not easy to pick. Its important features are:
— Double-roller-bearing locking mechanism,
— Hardened anti-drill discs
— Eight-disc hardened steel cylinder
— Specially heat-treated alloy steel construction
— Keyhole cover to keep dirt out
— Soft plastic to cover the shackle

3. Cobralinks Cable Lock: This is tough cable lock, and not easy to break. Its important features are:
— Hardened stainless steel links covering seven strands of top-quality aircraft cable
— Available in lengths of 6, 8, 10 & 12 feet
— Diameter of ¾ and 1 inch
— 10-15 pound weight
— Rolls up to make a11 inch coil
— Three keys included with patented setup

4. Kryptonite New York Disc Lock & Fahgettaboudit Security Chain: This chain and lock combo is marketed as the ultimate motorcycle lock. The hexagonal chain links made of triple-heat-treated steel are shaped to ward off attacks from bolt-cutters, saws, chisels and hammers. They have narrow inner width that does not encourage leverage assaults.

The New York Disc Lock is no less impressive. It has a:
— Hardened half-inch steel shackle
— Disc-style cylinder
— Steel sleeve over the crossbar
— Double deadbolt locking mechanism
— Sliding dust covers

5. MasterLock Python 6-inch Adjustable Cable Lock: The makers of this lock market it as „the world’s first fully adjustable locking cable that’s always the right length“. The cable that is six foot and comprises multi-strands works is easy to use. To use it, the bike owner needs to
— insert the cable into the lock
— pull tight
— turn the key.