Lobster Lock Preview

The Lobster Lock is an innovative new bike lock that owes it’s name to the way that it’s two arms envelop your bike (and whatever your bike’s secured to), much like the claws of a large, hungry crustacean! However the folding arms aren’t the most interesting thing about this lock. The most interesting thing is actually […]

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Bike Seat Cover vs Cushion

Seat covers and cushions for bicycles can fulfil several functions. They can protect your bicycle saddle from the weather. They can stop a damaged bicycle seat from enduring further wear and tear. They can keep your bottom dry. And perhaps most importantly: they can make an uncomfortable ride much more comfortable! Now, you may be interested in […]

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Interview with Daniel Idzkowski from SkunkLock

SkunkLock are a relatively new company with a totally new concept in bike security. Because if a thief attacks the SkunkLock bike lock, they’re in for a nasty surprise… If pierced, the shackle emits a noxious, vomit inducing gas towards the thief’s face! I caught up with Daniel to find out more… In this interview Daniel gives some […]

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Massive long term drop in bike thefts!

Yes you read that right! There has been a huge drop in bike thefts. And no, it’s got nothing to do with Covid-19! I’ve been looking into bike theft statistics over the last few days with a vague idea about making some useful info-graphics. With the increasing popularity of cycling in recent years and with plenty of […]

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Stop Bike Seat Theft with the new SeatyGo!

Last Updated on November 27, 2019 by Carl Ellis Look around any city’s bicycle stands and you’ll see tons of bikes without seats. Why? Well, some of them have been stolen. And some of them have been removed by their owners to prevent them being stolen! Neither of these scenarios are good. For sure, having […]

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A theft proof bike: fantasy or reality?

Last Updated on May 16, 2021 by Carl Ellis Sometimes it’s good to step back and look at things from a different angle. We spend so much time thinking about bike locks and the things we can do to protect our rides. But what about the bike manufacturers? What are they doing? Why don’t new […]

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A Combination Bike Lock: Is it really less secure?

The short answer is: yes! Locks that you open with a code are generally less secure than locks that require a key. But why is this and does it mean we should avoid combination bike locks altogether? Well, not necessarily. Let’s look at this in more detail… So, just to be clear: combination bike locks are the ones with a several […]

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The Foldylock Clipster: even easier to carry!

Last Updated on December 13, 2020 by Carl Ellis I’m a big fan of the Foldylock Compact. It’s light, easy to use and offers very reasonable Sold Secure Silver levels of protection for medium risk situations. It’s also very easy to carry. The frame mount that comes with the Foldylock can screw directly into those […]

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