Category: Locks

How to Lock a Bike WITHOUT a Lock [6 Hacks]

We’ve all been there. You’ve cycled to work, the gym or the supermarket. As you go to secure your bike it suddenly dawns on you that you haven’t got your lock. A feeling of panic may set in – but...

How to Lock a Bike Without a Rack [5 OPTIONS]

At times when cycling you may find yourself in somewhat of a stressful situation: you’ve ridden to somewhere new, and you can’t see a bike rack that’s available to lock your bike to. You’re in a rush, and need to...

Bike Security System: The Best Protection for Your Bicycle

Bike thefts are, unfortunately, incredibly common. There is no foolproof way to avoid bike theft, but by creating a bike security system, you can drastically reduce the risk. Having a layered security system made up of lots of different components...

Bike Locks That Attach To Bike [Top 3 in 2023]

Bike theft is a serious problem. Whether your ride costs a lot or a little, you’re going to need to protect it. You could be cycling for fun, exercise, or just going to work, but it’s important you bring a...

Combination vs Key Bike Locks [PROS + CONS]

Securing a bicycle usually comes down to using a D-lock/U-lock, a cable, or a chain. The locking mechanism for each needs careful consideration. These use a combination of numbers on a dial, or a key. The key lock type is...

Uncuttable Bike Locks [3 Locks That Can’t Be Cut]

When searching for a bike lock, it can be hard to know where to start with regards to key features that you should consider, and what level of security protection you need. Arguably the most important aspect you should consider...

Best Wearable Bike Lock [Top 3 in 2023]

Having your bike stolen is a truly devastating experience, and not just because of the financial difficulties involved in buying a new bike, or claiming insurance. Although cases of bicycle theft were falling in the years 2017 – 2020, this...

Types of Bike Locks (and Which is Best?)

Even the best bike lock cannot guarantee your bicycle will be waiting when you return to it. Over 100,000 were stolen per year in England and Wales from 2002 to 2021. As cycling becomes more popular as a commuting alternative,...

How Common is Bike Theft? [STATS]

If you’ve ever had your bike stolen, you’ll know how stressful and upsetting it can be. If you’ve never been a victim of theft – count your blessings! Bike theft in the UK is rising rapidly – but by how...

Chain Lock vs U-Lock: Which is Best for Bike Commuters?

It’s better to be safe than sorry, so while you may have a preference between chain locks and U-locks as far as bike protection is concerned, ideally you should equip your bicycle with one of each when leaving it unattended....

Can Apple AirTags Be Used as a GPS Bike Tracker?

Last month Apple revealed their latest product last week: the AirTags. Basically, they’re designed to be used for things like helping find your keys, but many have been wandering if they can be used as a tracker. So, can you...

Tex-Lock Eyelet with U-Lock [REVIEW]

I’m sure you’ve heard the story of the two people in the jungle who run into a lion. The first person gets down on his knees to pray; the second person starts lacing up his boots. The first person asks...

Best Folding Bike Locks [Top 4 in 2023]

Tired of typical U-locks or chains to keep your bike safe when leaving it unattended? If so, then a foldable bike lock might just be your way forward. Made from metal plates, connected by rivets, the plates inside a folding...

Best Bike GPS Trackers: Anti-Theft Tracking Devices [Top 9]

For pretty obvious reasons, making sure your bike is locked up properly after cycling is always essential. Whether you’re training, commuting or just cycling for pleasure, the last thing you want is your bike falling into the wrong hands because you forgot...

Cheap Bike Locks Under £20 [Top 5 Budget Locks in 2023]

One of the biggest risks you can take with your bike is leaving it unattended without securely locking it up first. Whether you’ll be back in ten minutes or ten seconds, you’re dropping a huge invitation to thieves. Generally, cyclists...

Hiplok Lite – Review

When it comes to bike locks, the big problem I’ve always encountered is how to carry about my lock when I’m riding.  For the past couple of years, my primary lock has been a relatively chunky D-Lock. It was great...


TOP 5 FAVOURITES FOR COOL RIDES


1. 🪖Fend ONE Folding Helmet
A folding helmet that actually looks good.

2. 🧥Helly Hansen Hooded Rain Jacket
Stay dry in style.

3. 🧴Muc-Off Ultimate Bicycle Cleaning Kit
Keep your bike feeling brand new.

4. 👖DUER-All Weather Jeans
Waterproof cycling jeans. Seriously.

5. 🎒Rapha Reflective Backpack
A beautiful backpack that you can't miss.