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Sports & Fitness
Van Nicholas Ventus Titanium Road Frame with £50 off any Fork and FREE Headset- £929.99 inc del @ Fat Birds
performance racer with a silky-smooth ride, the Ventus delivers all the magical qualities of Titanium at a wallet-friendly price.  Frame Material » Van Nicholas 3AL/2.5V Seamless Cold Worked Plain Ga… Read more
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Two older guys at work got these and rave about them.

Original Poster

I liked simply for the sarcasm, made me chuckle! lol

Thanks, my triplets want bikes for Xmas.
Sorted.

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Home & Garden
Kryptonite New York std NYL lock with FlexFrame bracket (3000) £32.99 delivered @ Fat Birds
Very good quality bike d-lock / u-lock. Currently much cheaper than any other sources I can find with free p&p. now back to 53.99, if I could work out how to expire via the mobile app, I would.
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Neiliboy

sod it. just bought it. Seems biggest thing is peace of mind. I'll deal … sod it. just bought it. Seems biggest thing is peace of mind. I'll deal with the consequences of a naff bracket. Thanks OP.



​Save your self the trouble and don't bother with the bracket. I thought I'd give it a try and after only a few hours use it came loose and my lock started swinging about... the lock is also really noisy when even riding over the tiniest bumps!

I ended up taking off the metal bit on the lock that slotted into the stupid bracket (just need to loosen a little allen bolt thing and it slides right off) and now it lives in my backpack.

The lock its self is great. If the key doesn't want to turn (happens sometimes) don't force it. Just make sure the keys in properly ^^

This is a great lock. Had mine for a couple of years now. Brought off Amazon. Agree with other post, its quite heavy though so i leave mine at work in our bike racks.

Definitely recommend them.

3guesses

I've had a Kryptonite D-lock for more than 15 years now. It uses a … I've had a Kryptonite D-lock for more than 15 years now. It uses a circular key - is the lock really easy to pick? oO


Youtube 'kryptonite bic pen' may well answer your question.
Edited by: "paulandpam1" 12th Aug 2016

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adamhearn

Not sure about the lock but Fatbirds are great.



I always found them grateful.
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Kryptonite Keeper 785 Integrated Chain + few inner tubes £20.98 @ fatbirds
Kryptonite Keeper 785 Integrated Chain (7 mm x 85 cm) Lock; A lightweight integrated chain in the Keeper line of Kryptonite security products. Lock cost: £16.99 Delivery: £3.99 Total: 20.98 Otherwi… Read more
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mrspydey

ENABLE ur deer swap http://www.hotukdeals.com/flamedeer


why? I want to buy a bike lock

Baldieman64

Hardened vanadium steel is a very different proposition to a mild steel … Hardened vanadium steel is a very different proposition to a mild steel bolt.



At this thickness it's irrelevant a bolt cropper or hacksaw would take 20 seconds, a cordless grinder under 2 seconds. I've been burgled, these chains are nothing to thieves

dan494

7mm chain, you won't be keeping whatever you attach it to for long!!


Hardened vanadium steel is a very different proposition to a mild steel bolt.

7mm chain, you won't be keeping whatever you attach it to for long!!
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Kryptonite KryptoLok 2 U-lock with Kryptoflex cable £17.99 @ Fat Birds (free delivery over £20)
Cheapest price I have ever seen for this U-Lock, seems very decent in terms of security. Add £2.01 to get free delivery! I got a £3 mountain whistle for that. Comes with the Kryptonite KryptoLok S… Read more
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stovy

lolits quite a crappy bike and i only have it parked in my buildings … lolits quite a crappy bike and i only have it parked in my buildings hallway and only ever use it when i go to the shop for 10 mins so do not want to get a expensive mega lock.



There are plenty on eBay for around 5-10 pounds.

lol
its quite a crappy bike and i only have it parked in my buildings hallway and only ever use it when i go to the shop for 10 mins so do not want to get a expensive mega lock.

stovy

I have a pretty crappy bike that I rarely use but need a lock. Could … I have a pretty crappy bike that I rarely use but need a lock. Could someone recommend me a cheaper lock than this? This one seems a bit overkill for me. Id like to spend around £5-10



Please let me know where you park so that I can park next to yours.

I have a pretty crappy bike that I rarely use but need a lock. Could someone recommend me a cheaper lock than this? This one seems a bit overkill for me. Id like to spend around £5-10

Best deterrent is to lock your bike next to one which has a flimsy lock.
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Home & Garden
Kryptonite Kryptoflex R2 Retractor Pocket Combo cable - 53% Off - £9.98 Delivered at Fatbirds.co.uk
It's basically a bicycle cable padlock for only £6.99 reduced from £14.99, I brought one for my wife for Christmas and am buying a couple more for the kids bikes. It isn't fort knox style security but… Read more
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Wire cutters anyone

I'd never try and secure a bike with one of these - they're designed for quick release units - seats and wheels - to stop people walking off with them.
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Shimano 4 hole outer chainring m431-8. £15 down to £10.99 delivered @ Fat Birds
This is very niche market but after loads of searching I eventually found this replacement for my worn chainring. It is cheaper than anything I could find on ebay or anywhere else. (Like in the pictu… Read more
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Cool I was actually looking into chainrings/sets/crank sets yesterday for my Roam (XR3) which I bought from a deal off here a while ago.

Being a novice in the matter of bikes I was having trouble finding what I needed - but this looks like the one and they also do the 36t on sale.

So thanks!

48 teeth! make sure you can fit this amount as most are upto 42.
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Kryptonite New York Long Shackle bike U-Lock Was £99.99 Now £42.99 Free Delivery @ fatbirds
Lowest price ever. Normal price £60-70. Even cheaper than the Short Shackle version that normally costs around £45-55.
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The price has gone up - why hasn't this been expired?

Matty1255

With some bikes about costing more than a second hand hatchback I'd say … With some bikes about costing more than a second hand hatchback I'd say bicycles are targeted more so than cars today.



funnily enough, it's the glut of £500-£1000 commuter bikes that are targeted the most. I think the Specialized Allez is the most targeted bike due to it's popularity. It's easier to get rid of them. Something ridiculous like 25% of all thefts reported are an allez.

Good lock this, use it as your primary and get a smaller D for the front wheel to frame.

WillieGallimore

do people still steal bikes these days? God its like the 80's all over … do people still steal bikes these days? God its like the 80's all over again!



With some bikes about costing more than a second hand hatchback I'd say bicycles are targeted more so than cars today.

WillieGallimore

do people still steal bikes these days? God its like the 80's all over … do people still steal bikes these days? God its like the 80's all over again!



You don't like in Cambridge then? Bikes are stolen all the bloody time!

WillieGallimore

do people still steal bikes these days? God its like the 80's all over … do people still steal bikes these days? God its like the 80's all over again!


I imagine more are stolen now than in the 80's
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Kryptonite New York bike U-Lock £35.99 or £42.99 for Long Shackle version @ fatbirds
hot hot. The price and the quality of this lock speak for themself!! road.cc test and verdict: "No arguing with the quality, and good value" bikeradar.com test and review: "This lock has always been … Read more
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Crumbs. My Long Shackle version turned up today.

Solid as a rock (if rocks were made out of steel) but it's going to be far too heavy for everyday use. I think I might have to send it back - which will probably cost me more than the lock itself!

Back in stock, but £46 now.

Pateo



Confront the bike crooks with animated gifs from the Internet circa 1998? Cunning!

caligari

I'm genuinely a little confused as to who you'd have to contact if you … I'm genuinely a little confused as to who you'd have to contact if you did end up having your lock sabotaged. Seems a little odd to get defensive over this legitimate concern.

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Pateo

they say "prevention is better than cure" Im not getting into senseless … they say "prevention is better than cure" Im not getting into senseless waffle comments either take on board my hopefully useful info or just forget i ever said a word the choice is yours or not and thats my last word on the subject for this particular op, have a stress free biking day guys



I'm genuinely a little confused as to who you'd have to contact if you did end up having your lock sabotaged. Seems a little odd to get defensive over this legitimate concern.
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Kryptonite New York std NYL lock with FlexFrame bracket £40.99 @ fatbirds
Kryptonite New York std NYL lock with FlexFrame bracket (3000); Maximum security U-lock for high theft areas,Cross bar is shielded by a hardened Kryptonium steel sleeve in a double crossbar design for… Read more
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These did sell out but have since restocked.

Ceased the opportunity and have ordered one

I am currently working in Holland and have been for the last couple of years, so far 2 of my bikes have been stolen with one being stolen jsut last week.

I had a solid padlock and chain on mine but the problem here is the bike thieves don't use bolt cutters they use battery powered angle grinders no lock stands a chance!

sie69

Check out YouTube on how to use a Bic pen to open the lock :-(



You can't open this lock with a bic pen, that problem affected locks with tubular keys and not just kryptonite either.

oos

Check out YouTube on how to use a Bic pen to open the lock :-(
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CrCrud Road Racer Mudgaurds £17.49 at Fat Birds (£3.99) postage
These are usually £22-25 delivered. At fat birds main shop they come to this price delivered. However their e b a y shop has free postage. After a decade in the mountain bike market Mr Crud has now… Read more
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posted it 3 times :oops:

Good deal heat added

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Sorry I posted it twice. Wireless was half working at the time.