Motorcycle Thief vs. Bike Locks - Which is Best?

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Motorcycle locks promise a lot but do they actually deliver? Our in-house motorcycle thief goes all out using lock picks, snips, bolt cutters and angle grinders in a bid to nick the precious YZ50. Here’s what happened…
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angelo-john Mercuri
angelo-john Mercuri Prieš 11 val
"Leafs Vs Zamboni drivers" thats a dang it!!
Harold Mate
Harold Mate Prieš 22 val
damn, the dude carried the whole motorcycle!
Merit Holding, LLC
Merit Holding, LLC Prieš dieną
What about cryo freezing, spraying an upside down can of Aerosol air used for cleaning dust out of keyboard? Freeze the lock, whack with a hammer, shatter! Also, what about brake disc locks? How reliable are they?
Dude On Bike
Dude On Bike Prieš dieną
The unfortunate reality is that none of the locks in this video provide even a medium amount of protection. All but the Kryptonite chain are jokes. No serious person used these to prevent theft. But the chain USED to be excellent protection. As did any of the thick u-locks on the market, with the Kryptonite NY Fugadeboudit at the top of the heap. Not any more. Useless against theft these days. Right now the only good options are: 1) The Altor SAF lock. $300 and 13 pounds. Grinder proof. 2) Squire's biggest padlock and the Almax 25mm thick chain links. $750. 55 pounds. It's time for motion-sensing video and alarm systems in your garage to alert you of a breach. Load up the 12ga and clean house!!!
Andrew Hennessy
Andrew Hennessy Prieš dieną
Try the Altor SAF
Alex Demirtzoglou
Alex Demirtzoglou Prieš 2 dienas
Amazingly useful, thank you!
Renax the Man
Renax the Man Prieš 3 dienas
Step 1 for theft deterrence: get a bike that looks like shit. If it doesn't look good thieves won't put in any effort. doesn't need to be a POS, just look like one. Step 2: park it somewhere safe, either somewhere with lots of traffic or even better, somewhere with obvious security cameras. (don't expect them to help if it still gets stolen, but they still deter some thieves, for this reason hidden cams don't help much) If you park at home do it near you bedroom window is possible, so you can hear the grinder. Also, if possible park beside something nicer looking than yours, step one helps a lot with this.. Step 3: get a good lock, and lock the frame (and back wheel if possible) to something solid. for work and home you can get huge heavy locks and just leave them there. At my wife's workplace she keeps a big chain lock that's always locked, and she uses a smaller lock that barely fits around frame and rear wheel to lock the bike to the chain.
Kalergi is trash
Kalergi is trash Prieš 3 dienas
Hmm, attach lock to chain. Beat thief with said lock. Seems legit
breadring Prieš 4 dienas
NOTHING will stop a disc cutter , end of.
Ferenc Fajkusz
Ferenc Fajkusz Prieš 4 dienas
Disclocks would have worth mentioning. A pro lock picker played with mine for a few minutes to get it off. £25 for the lock, £95 to get it off... fuck...
Arian Macias
Arian Macias Prieš 5 dienų
The images from de City are from Republic of Panama, cool!
nick 450
nick 450 Prieš 6 dienų
couldn't a thief just cut the chain-link connected to the lock? seems a lot more stable than just a random link in the middle.
thatDuckie Prieš 6 dienų
What about Brake locks?
gulf city nicholas danca
gulf city nicholas danca Prieš 7 dienų
Best way to prevent theft besides a gun for home defense is is extremely good theft insurance
Steve Scott
Steve Scott Prieš 7 dienų
If I want to cut steel , I use a ceramic tile diamond wheel. They are metal ,and coated with diamond and do not come apart. So far I haven't found anything it wont cut, I have been using them for years.
Brandon Prieš 8 dienų
Lock picking lawyer can pick these all in under a min most under 30 seconds Nice David Ayers reference
tim van den eng
tim van den eng Prieš 8 dienų
did this guy just straight up teach us how to steal bikes? lmaooo
Noman Haider
Noman Haider Prieš 9 dienų
THANK YOU, I will go with the last option. However I don't believe we need the deltoids to carry around the chain. Simply leave it in your bikes storage (properly secured that is) when you don't need it, reduces the chance of having a heavy back and forgetting it at home.
hailmkv02 Prieš 9 dienų
Can you please do a review on 'Oxford Beast 22mm chain x 2.0 meter'?
Janek Krawiecki
Janek Krawiecki Prieš 10 dienų
how he hide that in jacket
Maddoctor 101
Maddoctor 101 Prieš 11 dienų
My crossbow seems to deter🤷🏻‍♂️
Exactation Prieš 12 dienų
1 percent of the world knows this lol We are the 1 percent
images Prieš 12 dienų
3:56 not scandinavian, finnish
Grips Prieš 12 dienų
could you not fill the big chains fabric sleeve with the same stuff chainsaw safety pants are filled with to gunk up a grinders moving parts. as an extra layer of protection
TheTrainofdeath Prieš 13 dienų
Bonus Advice: Do not get yourself a motorcycle that is easy to lift and carry away xD
Guest Prieš 13 dienų
Any basketball game featuring Danny DeVito would DEFINITELY be a sell out
Billy Bigboy
Billy Bigboy Prieš 14 dienų
Not been to London then, the shit imported there just wait for you to come back unlock the bike then start the bike, then they hit you with a claw hammer and ride off not giving two fucks about the police or indeed any consequence.
Redmaster Prieš 14 dienų
do not buy any of this crap, get almax or pragmassis
Jason jamrs
Jason jamrs Prieš 14 dienų
Good video you can't carry bolt cutters and cordless grinders around without watching
David Masongsong
David Masongsong Prieš 14 dienų
How about the Xena lock that goes on your brake rotors? Did I miss the mention?
Equaliser Prieš 14 dienų
Electrify the bike, anyone who touches it gets 20000v
Equaliser Prieš 14 dienų
Locks will only buy you time, if they want the bike They will lift it into a van, your better with a cover and a good tracker, straight to the police.
kenshiroda fistass
kenshiroda fistass Prieš 15 dienų
@lockpickinglawyer ...over!
Covert Garage
Covert Garage Prieš 15 dienų
Right! So you're welcome to my video blog about cars.
Michael Dongor
Michael Dongor Prieš 15 dienų
You forgot to give the thief an option: Your mission, “should you choose to accept”
Cenchlora Adums
Cenchlora Adums Prieš 16 dienų
Perhaps with a pair of hydraulic cutters, like the one LPL uses all these locks could have been open in few seconds...
Z - Bubbe n
Z - Bubbe n Prieš 17 dienų
what about hydraulic boltcutters?
Skeeter Saurus
Skeeter Saurus Prieš 17 dienų
Best bike lock, BAR NONE? It's not 'Kryptonite'...find a top-end Disc Caliper lock with a disc tumbler. It goes through a drill-hole on your caliper, has NO ACCESS POINT to cut it off, nearly impossible to pick, and brute force will leave you with a bike where the caliper is warped or damaged and STILL won't roll...Disc brake caliper lock...or say 'bye bye' to your bike (a modified hydraulic portable shear will cut a hardened square chain link in less then 30-seconds...I lost $100 on a bet just to see it done).
Stephen De Guzman
Stephen De Guzman Prieš 18 dienų
try to leave your bike in philippines with the best lock and still be stolen for only 10 seconds
Michael Baratto
Michael Baratto Prieš 20 dienų
Funny !!! Greetings and Blessings from Germany and Austria ! I like !!!
Failing Attempt
Failing Attempt Prieš 20 dienų
why not all ;)
Wtf Man
Wtf Man Prieš 20 dienų
4min 10sec is a lie
Bruce Grumpy ol'Biker
Bruce Grumpy ol'Biker Prieš 21 dieną
i live in AMERICA !! i never park my bike where i can't see it and i carry a 9mm or 357 Magnum, and at home a Shotgun
Boki Taki
Boki Taki Prieš 22 dienas
Perhaps the best security solution is Disc Lock with Alarm
Tom Buckley
Tom Buckley Prieš 23 dienas
Have you thought of doing reviews on helmet locks? I think it would be good to go along with the security video.
Tomas Martinez
Tomas Martinez Prieš 23 dienas
bravo, informative and humorous carrying a motorcycle down a street..priceless
Norwood G.
Norwood G. Prieš 24 dienas
Hide a GPS tracker on ya bike and show the cops where you bike is.
Canadian American
Canadian American Prieš 25 dienų
Chain never fails for a bike lock
Mike MacDowell
Mike MacDowell Prieš 27 dienų
I got one of those kryptonite keepers back when I started working in downtown Seattle ~10 years ago. Still have my bike and the lock!
Thiccboi Chungo
Thiccboi Chungo Prieš 27 dienų
People wouldn’t believe that a thief could get away with several minutes of angle grinding in broad daylight, but those people haven’t seen videos from London.
Robert Underwood
Robert Underwood Prieš 28 dienų
They make battery powered ones for ppl who steal shit😂😂😂 love this video!
Steril Prieš 28 dienų
Well, you don't need to hang from the bolt cutters, just putting one end on the ground and leaning against the other cuts almost anything. That's why you need to have the chain as high off the ground as possible, to make it hard to use that kind of leverage. The cable locks are okay for chaining stuff (helmet etc) to your bike.
zazugee Prieš 29 dienų
Here in Algeria, thanks to the popularity of small chinese trucks, bike thievery is on the rise one unfortunate guy who lives in a flat, used to chain his bike to an electric pole, and neighboors youngsters used to stay late and play card games and hangout outside, one time he screamed at them and they stopped hanging out at night then one day, his bike disappeared empty streets, and thieves can have all the time they need to carry some heavy duty tools or use a small pickup truck to steal any bike on sight
WHITE LION Prieš 29 dienų
Last night, in Midtown Manhattan, NYC, I saw a mountain bike wheel on the sidewalk with a lock going through it and around the street sign post. I noticed the threaded bolt was sawed off. So the bike thief used a saw on the threaded bolt of the back tire, cut it in between the bike frame...left locked wheel and took the bike. I need to go back and take pictures if it's still there. 😳😳😳😳😳😳😳
Anthony Hall
Anthony Hall Prieš mėn
The Kryptonite Keeper 785 is only $40 on Amazon. Cheap but great
Redmaster Prieš mėn
least informative video of fortnine...
SunnyCloudy Prieš mėn
noooo, opportunity missed, it should have been "your mission, should you choose to accept it, ..." at 0:35
Ayaan `
Ayaan ` Prieš mėn
*The perfect motorcycle thief doesn't exi-*
stampy Dragon
stampy Dragon Prieš mėn
You forgot hydraulic bolt cutters
Joe M
Joe M Prieš mėn
it's like you read my mind years before I had the question
MBS Prieš mėn
god forbid a theif gets a hold of the "pick that bosnian bill and I made"
MBS Prieš mėn
@Ahmad is a lock picking lawyer reference, every time he pulls out a disc detainer lock he gets out the "lock that bosnian bill and I made".
Ahmad Prieš mėn
dont get the reference lol
WHITE LION Prieš mėn
LPL 💪🏻😎🤓👍🏻
Pandaboi Prieš mėn
I tried picking my bike lock, it was shockingly easy.
David Prendergast
David Prendergast Prieš mėn
the motorcycle guru buzzlight year, lol
Ahmad Brkm
Ahmad Brkm Prieš mėn
But the chain is only as good as the rock you put on ir
conosoro Prieš mėn
The best way to stop a bike thief is just take the spark plug out... like ya you have to put it back in the next day but I doubt the theif would bring a trailer to try and take it
Colt Warner
Colt Warner Prieš mėn
I got a sterring lock built in my forks. Keeps them from being moved so all it can do it circles lol
Daniel Saavedra
Daniel Saavedra Prieš mėn
Locks should be forbidden, robbers should be executed that's more of a working solution than carrying several kilograms of metal with me (except for my gun), my only security device is a gps, hidden inside the bike, all I need to pay a visit to the animal that tried to rob my bike.
Matthew Blackwell
Matthew Blackwell Prieš mėn
whats the music at 6:36?
LessCommonKnowledge Prieš mėn
Not lockable without the special tool invented by the lock picking lawyer and Bosnian Bill.
P Kuudsk
P Kuudsk Prieš mėn
I find theft insurance works the best , as long as I pay it my bike doesn't get stolen. For 30 + years it has worked.
Andrew Dobbin
Andrew Dobbin Prieš mėn
If a thief is willing to take the time and risk to use an angle grinder to steal a bike I`d say the fellow deserves it. Ultimately though if someone really wants your bike they are going to get it period.
Steve James
Steve James Prieš mėn
4 minutes and 10 seconds to cut that flimsy ass chain? I could probably break that with a hammer in under 5 minutes.
Lachie Heriot
Lachie Heriot Prieš mėn
Lockpicking lawyer would have a field day picking any of these
A7Minho Prieš mėn
this video has been very entertaining to watch XD
Thomas C
Thomas C Prieš mėn
You only appreciate theft once it’s happened to you. In broad daylight crooks broke through the rear gate, down the garden, broke the door off of the walled garage, got the chain off the bike and away they went. I now have two 19mm security chains with my 14mm carry chain and a shipping container - that is what brought me piece of mind, if they want it they will get it if persistent enough. £50 chain will never do anything
Toontje Prieš mėn
Or two skateboards and a van.
Andy Seitz
Andy Seitz Prieš mėn
Good review, but what about those disc brake hole locks?
Broken Prieš mėn
screaming disk brake alarms are good . they dont even notice them until they go off and wake u up
BonuxCouleur Prieš mėn
Armoured cables don't resist a few hammer blows either, I am pretty sure they have ball bearings inside. I have a U (it weighs a ton) and sometimes use brake locks all of which must be easy to pick for a pro. The main thing for me is visibility and to avoid routine or parking patterns but I don't commute by bike so it is easier said than done if you do. If you commute to work every day, you are likely to park your bike at the same spot or in the same street and thefts will take notice of your routine. I also avoid covered and underground carparks even with a gate. It is so quiet, it makes stealing your bike a broad day light walk in the park. Here comes a minivan, they load your bike in and drive off. Sometimes you even get the footage and the Police can do nothing about it, it just good for insurance purposes. Having a Scandinavian Abloy lock on a U would seem like the most thieve proof system if it exists... Keep in mind that whether you have a scooter, moped or bike, ideally you want your lock to be fixed to some unmovable object and that's where the chain comes handier than a U. If you lock your rear wheel as you normally would but it is not fixed onto a fence or a steel bollard or what have you, all the thief has to do is place a skateboard under your back wheel and snap the steering lock. It is a ballsy move but these guys know no boundaries especially when they use under age wannabe criminals like a "family" business, they often do. Dad, teach me how to steal a bike type of scenario. Time is of the essence, when your precious bike is visible to everyone and you multiply the locks, it might be a deterrent but yet again the very large majority of passer byes will mind their own business even when they see a guy with a bolt cutter operating around bikes as if perfectly normal... One thing that would be nice is removable spikes or razor blades that you could fit on the inside of your frame all along where the bike can be lift up. Dipped in cyanide :-D The best thieve proof system would be to remotely shut down the engine and track it. Maybe you can do a video about best / least noticeable tracking device. Great channel.
A C Ross
A C Ross Prieš mėn
Use a thin part-off wheel for stainless (Inox) I can cut through that heavy duty chain in less than a minute.
Ethan Adey
Ethan Adey Prieš 2 mėnesius
GPS tracker
Rick Bekkers
Rick Bekkers Prieš 2 mėnesius
What about disc locks? Beefy, and hardened, yet easy and light(er) then a chain.
GRV S Prieš 2 mėnesius
What about Abus Disc locks...
Stephen Lawson
Stephen Lawson Prieš 2 mėnesius
I just use a cheap dog chain with my rotty tide to it.
Bernardo Santos
Bernardo Santos Prieš 2 mėnesius
kryptonite 1275 is by far the best one thanks to the loop+12mm chain+14mm shackle
Nomadic Mind
Nomadic Mind Prieš 2 mėnesius
i "trust" locks same way as I "trust" people, its either paralyzing or fatal electric shock system or either never park your bike in public, at minimum paralyzing, so you can catch a thieve call cops, make a thief to pay you a good fine for attempting to steal.. thieves would be gone 4ever
Nomadic Mind
Nomadic Mind Prieš 2 mėnesius
i "trust" locks same way as I "trust" people, its either paralyzing or fatal electric shock system or either never park your bike in public, at minimum paralyzing, so you can catch a thieve call cops, make a thief to pay you a good fine for attempting to steal.. thieves would be gone 4ever
Jesus Prieš 2 mėnesius
Just give me the link to buy the most secure, i dont want to knows how it work
1973Grejluder Prieš 2 mėnesius
This is what I would do: A) I would make sure that the bike is stolen, locking it so that it's easy to se that it's stolen. B) Buy a electric scriber. C) Scribe on the inside of the rims and other parts of the cycle with this number : US//911// (file number from the last case or cases you might have). By doing so the thief will be caught whenever the person wants to put it into the buy/sell-pile.
Ness Prieš 2 mėnesius
My strategy used to be park next to a more expensive bike buuuuut that doesn’t work anymore when you got the most expensive bike lol
Anthony St. James
Anthony St. James Prieš 2 mėnesius
as a cyclist friend of mine who rides his bike in the city for the most part told me, have two locks to a chain, have one that needs a key and the other one that is a dial combination. two locks is like a fail safe. But yeah, as with other comments below, why not use a U-lock? those are solid steel.
Bill Johnson
Bill Johnson Prieš 2 mėnesius
4 minutes 10 seconds are you sure? Bennetts motorcycle insurance cut it in about 8 seconds and it only took that long because of a slip. I think ridiculous is the word they used...
John Neomaster
John Neomaster Prieš 2 mėnesius
I prefer Goldylocks!
tr45h c4n
tr45h c4n Prieš 2 mėnesius
a ramset would ruin all of them but on a real note a theif would just use a 9mm
Lee S
Lee S Prieš 2 mėnesius
I use reverse psychology by just leaving mine lying down on the pavement unlocked
Thierry Adam
Thierry Adam Prieš 2 mėnesius
I'd love to see someone try pick up my 270kg dry weight Vmax Gen 1 up and walk away with it......
Sunrazor Prieš 2 mėnesius
Don't trust any lock anymore. They are all shait.
kodu lau
kodu lau Prieš 2 mėnesius
it wont last 30 second in Bangladesh
Piggy Sister
Piggy Sister Prieš 2 mėnesius
Great info. Like others, I'd love to see a similar review of D and mini-D locks and disc locks.
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