Kryptonite KryptoLok Disc Lock
Does the Job
I've owned about four of this particular model of Kryptonite locks over the last thirty years, and though I've never seen one defeated, I've never lost a bike when one was on it. I currently use two of them now for my two bikes, and one of those locks I've owned for over 15 years. Yes, sometimes I have to spend an extra ten seconds jiggling the tumblers with the key (not the "five minutes" another reviewer exaggerated), but it still always opens. But one accessory that is an absolute must with these disc locks is the curly bright orange cord. It acts as an added visual deterrent to thieves, but is also critical as a visual reminder to the bike's owner that there is a disc lock attached. Years ago, before these cords were on the market, I damaged the brakes of two bikes when I took off not remembering I had the disc lock on.
May 17, 2016
overall very heavy duty disc lock that makes you feel safe from ride-away theft. my only complaint is that i ordered the orange one and it's more of a reddish orange as opposed to a true orange (aka it doesn't match the orange color of the kryptonite disc lock reminder)
October 19, 2015
Feels sturdy, definitely can fell the condensed weight to it, but that's good. The lock is a bit hard to work with. You need to play with it a bit before it will let you lock or unlock it, but it's flawless other than that.
Get the yellow. Make sure you and everyone else knows it's there.
September 2, 2015
good structural quality but poor locking mechanism
this is a pretty solid lock and overall seems bulletproof. my only beef is the lock doesnt operate smoothly. it usually takes a few minutes of jiggling the key around, back and forth, to get the lock open. It's very inconvenient especially when you're bending over and it's either hot or raining. I was concerned a few times while traveling that I might not get the lock open. I would have returned it but I've been too lazy to ship it back. But there has to be something better on the market.
August 10, 2015
So far so good
It is hard to review an antitheft device until I see an actual thief try to break one. It is bright yellow so I would think it is a deterrent.
August 10, 2015
Simple and effective
It does what it is supposed to. Feels nice and sturdy. My only gripe is the color was more reddish than it looked on the site. I was hoping for more of a KTM orange. But it is definitely high-vis and makes a very visible deterrent. It comes with free key replacement from Kryptonite as well. Great value.
July 31, 2015
Kryptonite knows what they're doing.
Sure, there are less expensive locks out there, but why not spend a little more for greater assurance. Kryptonite knows locks... that's all they do.
This fit perfect, is super sturdy (was pleasantly surprised by the weight), and the orange color is eye-popping bright. Besides, it's MUCH cheaper than a stolen bike.
June 18, 2015
Portable Sturdy Lock
I've had this lock for about a month and so far love it. It's a very good size to just toss in your jacket or backpack and takes about ten seconds to slap on one of your discs for some ease of mind.
My only complaint so far is that some of the yellow paint is chipping off where it comes in contact with the disc. Really not that big of a deal to me but thought it might be worth mentioning.
June 15, 2015