Kryptonite New York Fahgettaboudit Chain and New York Disc Lock
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ABUS Granit X-Plus 540 U-Lock
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Pros Large and versatile, super burlyVery secure, mounts to bike, convenient size for locking upWearable design, solid security, easy to useCompact, extremely secure, heavy-dutyLarge and strong U-lock, relatively lightweight, beefy mount
Cons Too heavy to transport regularly, can be a pain to useHeavy, bulky to transportNot lightweight, uncomfortable with some backpacks, priceyHeavy, limited versatility, expensiveNot the highest security possible, expensive
Bottom Line A serious theft deterrent for extended parking when portability is not an issueThis is the best lock for urban bike lifeWear this chain lock around your waist to bring solid security with you whenever you cycleThis lock is a petite beastHigh price meets high quality
Rating Categories New York Fahgettaboudit Chai... New York Standard U-Lock Hiplok Original: Superbright New York Fahgettaboudit U-Lo... ABUS Granit X-Plus 540 U-Lock
Security (40%)
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6
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Ease Of Transport (25%)
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Ease Of Use (20%)
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Versatility (15%)
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Specs New York... New York Standard... Hiplok Original:... New York... ABUS Granit X-Plus...
Measured weight (lbs) 15.1 lbs 4.5 lbs 4.3 lbs 4.7 lbs 3.3 lbs
Type of lock Chain with disc lock U-lock Wearable chain U-Lock U-lock
Lock dimensions 60" x 2" (chain), 4" x 5" x 1.4" (disc lock) 4" x 8" (16 mm thick U) 33.5" circumference, 2" width 3.3” x 6.3” (18mm thick) 9" x 4.3" (13mm thick U)
# of keys included 3 keys (one with HID light) 3 keys (one with HID light) 3 keys 3 keys (one with LED light) 2 keys (one with LED light)
Primary materials 14mm 3t hardened manganese steel(chain), nylon sleeve, 15mm steel shackle (disc lock) 16mm Hardened Steel 8mm hardened steel chain, 600D polyester sleeve 18mm Hardened Steel 13mm hardened steel
Warranty/Manufacturer programs $5,000 Theft Protection, Lifetime Warranty; Key Safe Program $4,000 Theft Protection, Limited Lifetime Warranty, Key Safe Program 1-year manufacturer warranty $5,000 Theft Protection, Limited Lifetime Warranty; Key Safe Program None
Unique Features Sliding dust cover, HID light on one key Keyhole cover, LED light on one key; dust cover over keyhole Reflective sheath, curve key Small and super burly, LED light on one key; dust cover over keyhole Automatic keyhole cover, LED light on one key
Tin Snips No No No No No
Hammer No No No No No
Hacksaw No No No No No
Bolt Cutters, 36" No No No No No
Angle Grinder Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Number of cuts required to free lock 2 cuts 2 cuts 1 cut 2 cuts 2 cuts
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