Wheel Lock(sliding bolt type)

Discussion in 'General Questions' started by fetor56, Apr 10, 2008.

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  1. fetor56

    fetor56 Guest

  2. But what would stop someone from just picking it up and walking away?
    Might be okay with a second lock,but you may come back with a bike without your happy time engine,tank and rear wheel...with that lock on it yet.
  3. fetor56

    fetor56 Guest

    As a said "short periods of time"....like going into the Deli for a sec.
  4. SirJakesus

    SirJakesus Guest

    For quick tethering I prefer a cable. At least then you can tie the bike to any loop able object (railing, tree, pole etc.) and its probably going to ward anybody off until they can take bolt cutters to the thing. Wheel locks are just going to save your wheels.
  5. DougC

    DougC Guest

    The general term for these I've heard is "ring locks". They are common accessories on lots of European bikes, and I have not much idea why because a lot of European riders say that even the better-made brands don't work well either. They don't provide much security, and they often clog up with dirt and rust and end up seized (hopefully open!).
  6. fetor56

    fetor56 Guest

    Thanks for the info man...the reason i'm particularly keen on this type of lock is cos it's to be used on my front wheel with an expensive drum brake.
  7. fetor56

    fetor56 Guest

    Cycle Frame Lock.

    A friend bought these back from India(where their used extensively)
    They work excellent for securing your bike for SHORT PERIODS.

  8. Mountainman

    Mountainman Active Member

    well -- maybe

    but - for me -- that would have to be as in VERY SHORT PERIODS

    I have had a bicycle stolen that was not locked to solid object...

    these crooks are fast -- short period is all they need at times

    when we owned our bicycle shop
    buddy and I saw many, many of our customers bikes stolen...

    Ride That Thing - Mountainman