Xena XX-14 Disc Lock with Alarm
A little quirky.
I've had the displeasure of more than a few false alarms; one of which was while I was riding and it was in my jacket pocket. I don't understand why there needs to be an auto alarm sensor, when it'd make much more sense for it to arm when the it's locked.
November 30, 2013
This is a very heavy duty lock. It is heavy and the construction is very solid.
As for the alarm, it is very loud and sensitive. I does go off for no reason sometimes. One time I had it in my bag while I was at a bank and it kept chirping while I was standing in line which was getting me nervous.
Even though the alarm is sensitive, I don't find it a deal breaker. At least it will try and ward off some thieves.
November 5, 2013
High quality lock.
Only used a few times on some trips so far but this lock is easy to use, high quality, and loud when tripped.
November 2, 2013
Had some trouble but completly trust this.
I feel ALOT better knowing i have some sort of lock and alarm on my bike now. Its small enough i just stick it in my jacket pocket and light enough i cant really feel it. But it is very heavy duty! I had some trouble with the alarm module which ill explain below. The alarm is pretty sensitive. where if someone moves my handle bars or picks the bike up itll go off. But not too sensitive that a passing car will set it off or the wind. It is very loud!! I can clearly hear it inside my house while watching tv. I would highly recomind getting this just for added security and keeping the honest people honest. It probably wont completely 100% stop someone from stealing your bike but i can see them having a very hard time getting it off and making it shut up! Not to mention scareing them off.
When i got the disc lock i tried to put the alarm module in and the small flimsy plastic tab that holds the alarm in broke. I emailed Xena about it and they sent me a new one for free and came in about two days. My advise have earplugs and be careful putting it in.
October 14, 2013
Great as a disc lock, not that great for the alarm.
The lock-aspects of the Xena are just great. It's a giant hunk of stainless that is definitely stronger and less susceptible to damage/attack that the parts it's designed to fit over (i.e. brake discs).
The alarm aspect of the Xena is somewhat less great. It works...most of the time. When it doesn't, it tends to think it's on a brake disc when it's not and then it's going off when you bump it (super annoying). It might just be mine, but I had to take out the alarm module, re-install the battery and clean the IR emitter/receiver lenses (the things that detect the brake disc). Now it only beeps when you really smack it around, but it still should have a better detector set-up (like an emitter/detector on opposite sides of the lock).
If you're buying it for the alarm, I'd think twice. If you just want a nice solid stainless disc lock, it's definitely that. It's possible that I have a lemon, but I can see the design is mean for easy manufacture. not reliable alarm service (at least electronically).
November 12, 2013
Heavy and LOUD
Exactly what I was looking for, my Buell has an enormous front rotor and many rotor locks don't fit. This one fit perfectly and worked right out of the box. I tested the alarm and it is PIERCING.
I dinged it one star because it sounds a tone when it arms after locking and it is way too loud, especially when you're crouching right next to it having just locked it. The alarm also shuts off after a very short period of time, nice for a suburban neighborhood at night, not so nice for a big parking lot. I have not seen any way to adjust the duration.
It didn't come with a reminder lanyard but the couple of times that I got on the bike with the lock armed the alarm went off immediately.
It's nice and heavy, looks like it would be very hard to get through but there's no way you're carrying this in your pocket, better have bags or a backpack if you're taking this with you when you ride. Unlike a padlock, you can't just lock this to some other point on the bike because it will arm.
Overall I am very pleased with my purchase and I would get the same alarm again.
September 14, 2013
Good luck, great fitment, and beautiful finish. Only problem is that the alarm is too sensitive for my liking. Besides that its an excellent lock.
October 27, 2013
a todas las personas que quieran adquirir algún producto a revzilla la atención es inmejorable y los productos de calidad por ejemplo este candado con alarma es genial facil de transportar y le quedó a la perfección a mi iron 883, la verdad cumple lo que promete
August 19, 2013