Motorcycle Thief vs. Bike Locks - Which is Best?

5 Kov 2020
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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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  • 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.

    P KuudskP KuudskPrieš 11 minučių
  • 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.

    Andrew DobbinAndrew DobbinPrieš 13 val
  • 4 minutes and 10 seconds to cut that flimsy ass chain? I could probably break that with a hammer in under 5 minutes.

    Steve JamesSteve JamesPrieš 5 dienų
  • Lockpicking lawyer would have a field day picking any of these

    Lachie HeriotLachie HeriotPrieš 7 dienų
  • this video has been very entertaining to watch XD

    A7MinhoA7MinhoPrieš 7 dienų
  • 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

    Thomas CThomas CPrieš 8 dienų
  • Or two skateboards and a van.

    ToontjeToontjePrieš 10 dienų
  • Good review, but what about those disc brake hole locks?

    Andy SeitzAndy SeitzPrieš 11 dienų
  • screaming disk brake alarms are good . they dont even notice them until they go off and wake u up

    BrokenBrokenPrieš 12 dienų
  • 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.

    BonuxCouleurBonuxCouleurPrieš 12 dienų
  • Use a thin part-off wheel for stainless (Inox) I can cut through that heavy duty chain in less than a minute.

    A C RossA C RossPrieš 13 dienų
  • GPS tracker

    Ethan AdeyEthan AdeyPrieš 17 dienų
  • What about disc locks? Beefy, and hardened, yet easy and light(er) then a chain.

    Rick BekkersRick BekkersPrieš 17 dienų
  • What about Abus Disc locks...

    GRV SGRV SPrieš 18 dienų
  • I just use a cheap dog chain with my rotty tide to it.

    Stephen LawsonStephen LawsonPrieš 19 dienų
  • kryptonite 1275 is by far the best one thanks to the loop+12mm chain+14mm shackle

    Bernardo SantosBernardo SantosPrieš 19 dienų
  • 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 MindNomadic MindPrieš 20 dienų
  • 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 MindNomadic MindPrieš 20 dienų
  • Just give me the link to buy the most secure, i dont want to knows how it work

    JesusJesusPrieš 20 dienų
  • 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.

    1973Grejluder1973GrejluderPrieš 20 dienų
  • 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

    NessNessPrieš 21 dieną
  • 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.

    Anthony St. JamesAnthony St. JamesPrieš 25 dienų
  • 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...

    Bill JohnsonBill JohnsonPrieš 27 dienų
  • I prefer Goldylocks!

    John NeomasterJohn NeomasterPrieš mėn
  • a ramset would ruin all of them but on a real note a theif would just use a 9mm

    tr45h c4ntr45h c4nPrieš mėn
  • I use reverse psychology by just leaving mine lying down on the pavement unlocked

    Lee SLee SPrieš mėn
  • I'd love to see someone try pick up my 270kg dry weight Vmax Gen 1 up and walk away with it......

    Thierry AdamThierry AdamPrieš mėn
  • Don't trust any lock anymore. They are all shait.

    SunrazorSunrazorPrieš mėn
  • it wont last 30 second in Bangladesh

    kodu laukodu lauPrieš mėn
  • Great info. Like others, I'd love to see a similar review of D and mini-D locks and disc locks.

    Piggy SisterPiggy SisterPrieš mėn
  • This made me want to watch a spy movie.

    Pavan NoriPavan NoriPrieš mėn
  • ...aaaannnnnd you just sold another kryptonite lock

    ceasarspartacusceasarspartacusPrieš mėn
  • The boiling repair provisionally protect because beret technically kill since a harmonious hammer. curly, abrasive children

    trav grantrav granPrieš mėn
  • I find it incredibly hard to believe that it took 4 mins to get though that chain

    Richard BallsRichard BallsPrieš mėn
    • @Adam Franklin I wonder where the line between entertainment and social responsibility lies...

      Bennetts BikeBennetts BikePrieš mėn
    • ‘Thief’ Must have been having a bad day at work. A half decent grinder goes through this in seconds as the Bennett’s Bike Social guys say - best watch their video. Kryptonite it’s still better than nothing and of course could be enough to pursuade the prospective thieving wrongdoer to look elsewhere - it’s always a trade off between portability and ultimate security. But 4 minutes plus !!?? Still a Good vid delivered entertainingly.

      Adam FranklinAdam FranklinPrieš mėn
    • It took us five seconds...

      Bennetts BikeBennetts BikePrieš mėn
  • am I watching a real james bond movie?!

    AnnoyingOnion VisualsAnnoyingOnion VisualsPrieš mėn
  • 0:28 Panama

    Bernabe QuinnBernabe QuinnPrieš mėn
  • Hidraulic bolt cutters. Small, fast easy

    ihavecojonesihavecojonesPrieš mėn
  • no Xena disc locks?

    Alfa KingAlfa KingPrieš mėn
  • What about "Acid" ?

    Abrar ShahriarAbrar ShahriarPrieš mėn
  • Yeah but can they cut the lock on the chain with the bolt cutters since it's just a round ubolt essentially

    Justin 91DJustin 91DPrieš mėn
  • The absolute best bike SECURITY tutorial on LTworlds.....Full Stop. Thanks FortNine.

    HuntingHuntingPrieš mėn
  • Disk detainer lock picks aren't anything really special, you can get a cheap one for like 20 bucks from china. Figuring out how to pick a Lock is a whole other story.

    BlazBlazPrieš mėn
  • What about disc locks?

    Jason DrummondJason DrummondPrieš mėn
  • Best protection is still an alarm lock on a grade 8 hardened chain and a tracker on the bike. Let's face it, a professional thief is going to get the job done, but your average dummy will avoid the hassle once the alarm goes off.

    Roadghost88Roadghost88Prieš mėn
  • I still have a Kryptonite lock popular in the 1980s: a long metal loop that fits on both ends into a heavy bar using an acme lock. I wonder how that would compare to the security-busting techniques above.

    R C NelsonR C NelsonPrieš mėn
  • LockPickingLawyer could have picked them all

    brian rbrian rPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • The best bike security is parking next to a more valuable bike. Especially easy if you ride supermoto. Any bike will do

    SeskalSeskalPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • No chain is going to stand up to a cutting disc . If you're bike is in a shed a baby monitor is your best bet

    shane fitzsimonsshane fitzsimonsPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • I use an alarm (accelerometer, movoment sensor alarm) that screams way to loud when someone touches motorcycle. Also I use the chain like in this video and one big ass U lock.

    Bunda BunticBunda BunticPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Great video!

    Jonathan SmithJonathan SmithPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • @FortNine How about disk locks?

    A Fool And His MoneyA Fool And His MoneyPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • I have the Kryptonite Chain...also called a "New York Chain" - which they say, requires nearly 15 minutes with a power grinder. I also "lock" the steering...which you didn't mention. hence, the trouble and expense of disassembling to unlock it, etc. does this normally not make theft an uneconomic prospect?

    bunhead8bunhead8Prieš 2 mėnesius
  • sick intro and transitions!:)

    Luis SandovalLuis SandovalPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Huh, I actually really enjoyed this! Good job :)

    James LaRocheJames LaRochePrieš 2 mėnesius
  • what about those new Disk locks with alarms on it?

    GhoSTHunT3RGhoSTHunT3RPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Best engine oil for my Bajaj NS200 4t 20w50

    Bhavesh SinghBhavesh SinghPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • great channel!

    Hedonistic Punk Vatos' YouChups ChannelHedonistic Punk Vatos' YouChups ChannelPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Best anti thief when you travel across Europe? Always chose an hotel with a garage.

    Vecio AlpinVecio AlpinPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • I use a bike U lock on the rear wheel and a cable one in the front just to be annoying.

    Eddie in TroubleEddie in TroublePrieš 2 mėnesius
  • @FortNine hi are you willing to test our product 😂😂?

    Jack ZhaoJack ZhaoPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • In Indonesia thieves use acid liquid, no lock can lock anything if it's melt

    sario sariosario sarioPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • If you go out in the town with your bike for work or just to hang out with friends, do you carry your lock at all times?

    Harry HeinsenHarry HeinsenPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • I'm gonna use that chain on my steering wheel

    PeterPeterPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • R.I.P. Sean Connery Crazy this happened to be this year.

    Donovan TylerDonovan TylerPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • what about other locks like rotor and lever locks? battery kill switches? GPS trackers? so much more to explore on this subject....

    Quinn MclaughlinQuinn MclaughlinPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Dude I look for a video to suggest a look to a friend today and your intro is like James Bond... RIP Sean Connery

    Pasos SuavesPasos SuavesPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • I've got to be honest, probably the worst fortnine video, mentions nothing of almax or pragmassis. Just shitty Kryptonite chain

    RedmasterRedmasterPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Dude if you can park your motorbike in your corridor inside your flat or house then do so. Install a high tech GPS tracking alarm system too. 95% of motorbikes in UK are retrieved from thieves ever since this came out.

    Bill MurrayBill MurrayPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • This is the best LTworlds video I have watched in a long time, love it man.

    Kyle HamelKyle HamelPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Who else watches LPL here ?

    Rudra N RoyRudra N RoyPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • 290 thief's disliked the video.

    Jimmy AJimmy APrieš 2 mėnesius
  • The Lock picking Lawyer has entered the chat.

    C4AE AcolyteC4AE AcolytePrieš 2 mėnesius
  • get Gps locator and insurance .If you deal with a pro , bike is gone .

    RedbearRedbearPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Does everyone forget that a chain needs to be locked too?

    Bike TrippingBike TrippingPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Oh you hold the item with vise grips, no not a thief a welder.

    mountaintruth1 deedsmountaintruth1 deedsPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Cordless angle grinder with a stainless cutting wheel. Your lock, cable or chain is gone, and your bike.

    mountaintruth1 deedsmountaintruth1 deedsPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Hydraulic bolt cutters are missing

    IasonIasonPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • 1:30 🤣🤣🤣🤣😂😂😂😂

    Phillip LiscombePhillip LiscombePrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Alright this is now brought to my attention. Who writes his script??? “Tighter than Octopussy’s.......Fist.”

    The tree LeeThe tree LeePrieš 2 mėnesius
  • I have heard stories about sheaths / covers for the beefy chains that claim they can foul up cutting disks. It would be interesting to see a FortNine vid digging into that.

    Craig LogieCraig LogiePrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Alarm.

    govinda102000govinda102000Prieš 2 mėnesius
  • I really appreciate you doing this. Definitely helped me out with my decision.

    Daniel MDaniel MPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • I freely admit to watching unhealthy amounts of LockPickingLawyer. Guilty as charged

    Ian GrozierIan GrozierPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • wonder if LPL gave permission to use a clip of his video...

    MurkysVideosMurkysVideosPrieš 3 mėnesius
    • @Wuanslm in certain circumstances it no longer is fair use. Did a lot of research before i posted. You should do the same

      MurkysVideosMurkysVideosPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • I pissed myself laughing at 7:10

    Buggyi94Buggyi94Prieš 3 mėnesius
  • I've seen guys wear their securing chains like necklaces under their jackets. Dunno how comfy that would be.

    JAD's MV'sJAD's MV'sPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Are you teaching the theft how to steal my bike?🧐🧐🧐

    Henry TongHenry TongPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • The thief should have used Hydraulic shears, the new models are the same size as bolt cutters and can often be cheaper (for some weird reason)

    Red NefariousRed NefariousPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • The name, the face, first impressions arent always right. Your THE best motorcycle content creator and honestly in my book in my top 3 channels in all of LTworlds.. btw the second video I watched had Geoffrey in it . I spit my drink up ...

    Aaron RAaron RPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • What about BRAKE DISC LOCKS?

  • Pun game : legendary

    Dead InsideDead InsidePrieš 3 mėnesius
  • The folding lock is a good option if its cheap, and small like a bicycle or a really cheap moped. Armored cables cost more for no difference, Mostly people without tools will target cheap stuff. However The chain is obvious if it's a actual motorcycle.

    Toxic FootToxic FootPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Bro I love your reviews, if I was a fish I would swim in your deep see. 👍🏾💯🇬🇧

    Fabz Rust RiderFabz Rust RiderPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • LPL:"good enough"

    BLACK CATBLACK CATPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Thank God, I did something right!

    SalenceableSalenceablePrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Lock picking lawyer 😎

    Rishabh RRishabh RPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Big ass chain is a strong as it's weakest link which is usually the lock you choose to use to lock up said big ass chain . So situate the lock to lock on to a part of the bike so it is inaccessible as you can make it for power tools .

    Magdalena ReyesMagdalena ReyesPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • But Ryan what if the thief carry my bike to his house?

    SM Salauddin ShimulSM Salauddin ShimulPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Sure but what do you chain your heavy duty chain to? I had a Triumph Trophy (237 kg) stolen from my front garden. The bike had an Oxford heavy duty chain (like you showed in your video) and was parked sideways between the front of the house and my car. Either side of the garden was a 1.5 meter wall. The police told me that the bike must have been LIFTED over my car and stuffed into a van. All this without the neighbours hearing or seeing a anything.

    undercrackers56undercrackers56Prieš 3 mėnesius
  • F9 what about locks like: U-Locks from kryptonite 13mm shackle?

    Doro bitsDoro bitsPrieš 3 mėnesius