Value for Money
An excellent, low cost security option for the whole bike!
Who is the Kryptonite Kryptolok Series 2 standard bicycle u-lock for?
Kryptonite is the name in bike lock, they have been making the best bike locks for over 30 years. This lock is in their mid range offering upto $1500 protection for your bike in the event of loss. It is perfect for someone leaving their bikes out in high risk areas such as universities schools and offices. If you have a bike of any value up to $1000 – $1500 this is the ideal lock.
Where to buy the Kryptonite Kryptolock Series 2?
Having checked a number of online stores the best option appears to be Amazon where this lock is available well under the standard RSP
Features of the Series 2 Kryptonite Lock:
The lock comes with 3 main items:
- The U-Shaped lock, strong a tough to anchor your bike to a fixed object
- A flexible cable lock to weave between your wheels and saddle to prevent their loss.
- Frame mount, to attach the whole system to the bike and secure the cable.
Kryptonite have developed this lock to be strong and light weight. It features a deadlock, and a hardened steel 13mm shackle. This size is perfect for locking the frame and rear wheel together to a post, allowing the braded steel cable free to provide secondary security. The flexible cable is 120cm long , nearly 4ft. This is plenty to ensure that the whole bike can be secured and prevents thieves making off with any expensive components. With the mounting bracket you can quickly secure the lock to the frame making it easily accessible when you stop.
Pros and Cons:
This lock is an excellent balance between weight and stength. For a little more security you might want to consider the Kryptonite New York Fahgettaboudit lock. For medium to high risk areas the series 2 is ideal.
This a a great choice of lock for anyone looking to quickly secure their bikes, it can be found for a great price on amazon. At less than £30 for great piece of mind.