LOCK APPLICATION: For indoor and outdoor use; Cuff locks are best used for motorcycles, mopeds, street bikes and scooters EASE OF USE: Compact and lightweight cuffs easily fit in cargo areas and can be attached to fence posts and parking meters; Push-button keyless locking adds convenience MAXIMUM SECURITY: Hardened laminated steel construction is virtually impossible to cut; Pivoting link prevents a fixed anchor point, taking away the use of leverage SPECIFICATIONS: 21-1/2 in. overall length; 3 in. diameter cuffs INCLUDES: One Street Cuffs set, two keys; 3,500 Anti-theft guarantee The Master Lock No. 8290DPS Street Cuff Locks feature 3in (7.6cm) laminated steel construction, virtually impossible to cut. The cuffs measure 21-1/2in (55cm) long for convenient locking to a parking meter, fence posts or another bike. The pivoting links prevent a fixed anchor point, taking away the use of leverage to defeat. The Anti-Theft Guarantee and Limited Lifetime Warranty provides peace of mind from a brand you can trust.
The bic pen thing.. you've read about it. You've seen people on youtube open a lock with a pen cap. Truth is, sure, it can be done but not usually as easily as some make it seem. It can take for ever to do it, and you can't really perfect it, because your pen gets mangled each time and each lock is a touch different. One of the first things I do when I get a lock is get out my picks (pro and home made) and go at it. Sometimes (as in this case) I bought it almo..
After a thief defeated my $45 U-Lock to steal my my $1,500 bike I started researching alternative security measures. I learned online that U-Locks can be defeated a number of ways... the easiest way is to straddle the "U" part with a small jack, and then bend the shackle until the lock can be compromised. My research has convinced me that Street Cuff locks are THE best option out there... there's no place for a thief to even PUT a jack, and no way for him to get any leverage to break it w..