A small hydraulic bottle uses a jack to push apart the two sections of lock breaking. Because they re flat you can fold it up into a very small size.
Call them what you like these are the locks that won t stop a determined thief but could prevent your bike going missing from a sportive.
Small folding bike lock. Folding locks are a relative newcomer to the bike security game. It s always attached to your bike. It consists of 6 metal bars that fold out each riveted to the next chain style.
This pulling rig had to simulate the bottle jack approach to breaking locks. Long straight bars fold in and out pivoting around a metal rivet. The lobster lock is a folding lock with a neat trick.
Lightweight locks cafe stop locks compact locks. A long shackle u lock is easy to store in a carrying bag mounted to the folding bike. The best folding bike locks.
A folding lock is a metal bar lock that uses rivets to allow the bars to fold together. Folding locks have great flexibility like a chain or cable. Lock your folding bike to an object that cannot be.
In appearance a folding lock looks similar to a folding tape measure. It weighs in at 2 6 pounds and when folded it is more compact than any. The device screws into your bottle bosses and stays there although you can still mount a bottle cage.
It s one of the best bike locks for both weight and portability. Advantages the best u locks are half the weight of the same thickness chains used for securing your bike. The locking mechanism is small in relation to the shackle and when locked forms a d shape.