[Top 5] Best Cycle lock to Buy- Affordable and Durable

[Top 5] Best Cycle lock to Buy- Affordable and Durable

In this article, we will look at the best cycle lock to buy with their respective reviews and durability factor mentioned. Everyone who owns a bike or a cycle definitely requires a lock to keep the vehicle safe from theft at all times. This article covers various locks from hip lock D lock to basic cycle key lock and even Cycle locks with alarm.

All these have to also be durable and affordable at the same time. We have listed out the best cycle locks you can buy in India that has the best user reviews. Along with our inputs also to how these locks work, you can definitely make a buying decision when you exit out of here. Make sure to read all the lock list since everything is priced in the budget category only.

Steel Chain Cycle Lock

Pivalo Chain Lock
                        Chain Cycle Lock

Starting with a simple cycle locks with key products, this one is an easy choice for anyone looking for the lock and key mechanism product. This conventional sturdy steel chain wrapped with a layer outside to protect it from rust is a must buy if you are looking for a Cycle lock below 100 INR product.

It locks itself without a key. Need key only to unlock. Hence it is a very good, usable design. Also, a very sturdy metal lock, with metal keys. Quite heavy. Chain and the nylon sleeve are also thick enough. It should last long. Buy this product if you are not familiar with the padlock button mechanism since it is always going to require a key to unlock the chain.
Pros
  • Simple conventional lock-key chain mechanism
  • Available for a good price
  • Long enough to wrap around Bike tires and Cycle tires

Cons

  • Always require a key to unlock the chain
  • Being the conventional lock-key mechanism, it is easy to still break it with good force in the joints.
  • Steel chains even though wrapped in nylon will eventually rust at some point.

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Wintech Resettable Cycle Lock

Wintech Combination Lock
            Wintech Combination Lock
The next on the list is the cycle lock with pin code. Do not need any key to unlock the chain rather, this tube and code cycle lock model are going to require a 4 digit pin to unlock the chain. Easy to perform the operation and does not cost much also. This well built and strong thick cable is worth the money that you pay for. Simple mechanism and not complex about it. Setting and resetting the number is also easy in this lock.
If you are looking for a different set of cycle locks other than the conventional bicycle locks, this one is a good choice.
Pros
  • Does not require a key to unlock the cycle lock
  • Easy to use and set up the pin on the lock
  • Useful for cycles and bike helmet holders

Cons

  • If you are looking for any colors, there aren’t any! Not a real con anyway, but had to say it.

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Andride Disk Brake Lock

Disk Brake bike lock
Disk Brake bike lock

The next in the list is a rather different Disk Brake Lock that performs well since it also has an alarm attached to it. This bike lock with an alarm priced conveniently for the Indian buyers is a must buy if you want additional protection to your vehicle.

It is extremely easy to set up since the lock directly goes over the Disk Brake of the bike or the cycle and an alarm is sounded if it is moved by anyone at any point. The alarm sounds loud enough to create attention and that is what is required when an active theft is happening.

Pros
  • Easy to use, locks with just a push of the lock over the braking system.
  • Good sturdy disc brake lock
  • Easy to carry around without having to have a separate bag for it

Cons

  • Decent water resistant capacity. Even though the lock won’t break, Alarm might not sound incase it is completely submerged in water.

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HeavyDuty Handlebar Lock

Handlebar Cycle Lock
Handlebar Cycle Lock

This product is definitely unique to all the bicycle locks present in this article. Rather than locking the cycle to a pole or even locking the disc, this one locks the handlebar to the break! (Brilliant!)

A definitely useful and also rather unique since it is really difficult to reverse engineer or break this handlebar lock. Locking is really simple as well, as simple as locking it with a key.

This is a quite heavy product, with good built quality. Definitely a turn off for someone who is looking to steal a motorcycle. It would take some time with a few tools to break this open. There are metal rods running inside the thick fiber so even with a cutter, it will take some to cut it off. Advisable to buy 2 of these locks and lock both the Brake as well as the clutch. It is also suitable for any bike handlebar irrespective of it is a cycle or a bike with proper cushioning given in order to not destroy the brake.

Must buy in this price range and is also simple to use without any major setup requirements from the user. Place the lock around the handlebar and brake(In a pressed position) and the bike won’t move an inch unless the lock is disabled.

Pros

  • Unique design, difficult to reverse-engineer.
  • Available in different colors and looks cool on the bike or cycle.
  • Sturdy, heavy and provides good cushioning on the handlebar and the brake

Cons

  • The lock and key mechanism can become really difficult if you lose the key by mistake! So do not lose it at any cost

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Hip Lock D Lock has been around for a long time in the market because of its unique design and its ability to lock any vehicle to a pole or a separate pillar. From the Btwin brand of the cycle comes the Bike D lock that is costing in the range of 1000 INR and is a good buy for your bicycle if you want to lock it to a pole.
It has always been an Indian thing to lock anything to a pole and rather than locking it with a chain, D lock is advisable because it is way more difficult to break a D lock.
Simple lock-key mechanism again with this as well and requires a simple lock around the bike seat rod or the cycle tire to the Pole. This way it will become difficult for anybody to break the lock off and steal the bicycle. Btwin is a recognizable brand is known for delivering products with quality. This lightweight, steel lock is going to be durable and also easy to carry around without any additional bag along with it.
Pros
  • Durable and lightweight
  • Simple Lock-key mechanism
  • D Locks are always difficult to break and is also suitable to lock to a pole rather than a chain lock.

Cons

  • Expensive compared to other locks.
  • Does not contain any other color than black

If you are looking for a good Hip lock D lock, this is your product, buy it with your eyes closed!

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Best Cycle Locks in India – Bicyclemonks Pick

The choice is again with the user, but with the vast number of locks with various mechanisms listed in this article, there are a couple of picks from us. Choose the D-lock if you want to lock the bike to a pole.

In case the use-case is to prevent the bike from theft and there aren’t facilities to lock to a pole, the HeavyDuty Handlebar lock along with the Andride Disk Brake Lock with alarm is going to be a solid anti-theft mechanism!

If you are looking to protect your bike or cycle and are on a budget, choose the Pivalo or the Wintech chain lock which will still provide good protection.

Read also about other cycle accessories like Best Sunglasses for Cycle, Best Helmets for Cycle, Best air pump for a cycle.

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