The ABUS uGrip Bordo 5700 Folding Lock
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ABUS Granit X-Plus 540 U-Lock
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Pros Lightweight, easily portable, quality construction and design, flexibleVery 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 Less secure than U-locks, rotating plates pesky at timesHeavy, bulky to transportNot lightweight, uncomfortable with some backpacks, priceyHeavy, limited versatility, expensiveNot the highest security possible, expensive
Bottom Line One of the better folding locks we've testedThis 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 ABUS uGrip Bordo 5700 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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Ease Of Transport (25%)
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Ease Of Use (20%)
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Versatility (15%)
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Specs ABUS uGrip Bordo... New York Standard... Hiplok Original:... New York... ABUS Granit X-Plus...
Measured weight (lbs) 2.2 lbs 4.5 lbs 4.3 lbs 4.7 lbs 3.3 lbs
Type of lock Folding U-lock Wearable chain U-Lock U-lock
Lock dimensions 31" x 0.9" unlocked and extended 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 2 keys 3 keys (one with HID light) 3 keys 3 keys (one with LED light) 2 keys (one with LED light)
Primary materials 5mm steel bars with plastic shell 16mm Hardened Steel 8mm hardened steel chain, 600D polyester sleeve 18mm Hardened Steel 13mm hardened steel
Warranty/Manufacturer programs None $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 Rotating locking mechanism & bike mount/holster 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 Yes, eventually No No No No
Bolt Cutters, 36" Yes, 2 seconds No No No No
Angle Grinder Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Number of cuts required to free lock 1 cut 2 cuts 1 cut 2 cuts 2 cuts
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