Why Are Chain Locks Important
When you purchase a bicycle, one of the most important bike parts
to buy is a good quality lock. There are different varieties of locks available from leading brands Shimano
, and XLC
that offer a different level of protection against theft. Sadly, hundreds of bikes are stolen annually all around the world. With the increase in the popularity of bicycles, theft cases have also risen. Here the need for a good lock arises that can secure your bike against being stolen. Here, we will learn the different types of locks that you can consider for your bikes;
The D LOCK is one of the most commonly used types of lock that is generally known as a U LOCK. There are different sizes, weights, and strengths of D lock available. These locks are typically resistant to bolt cutters, drilling, picking, and leverage attacks. They are lighter than chain locks.
A bike chain lock
is a type of lock that is made of metal links joined with each other creating a chain. The chain is locked with a padlock. The size of the chain varies in size, length, weight, and strength. Chain locks are more secure than other locks but they are heavier.
Hence, if you have a good quality lock in hand, you can rest assured that your bicycle will stay there safely no matter what!