Kryptonite Evolution Mini Review

The Kryptonite Evolution Mini D (or U) lock is a favourite amongst bike messengers and hipsters.  It’s popularity is no doubt due to it’s combined size (3.25” x 5.5”) and strength.

The small size is perfect for filling the D of the lock with bike (see our guide – How to lock your bike) – any space left leaves an opportunity for a thief to get tools in and pop it open. …

Abus U-Mini 401 Lock Review

Abus, alongside Kryptonite have long been the leaders in the field of bicycle security and Abus have continued to assert their authority with the release of the great looking Abus U-Mini.

Available in red and yellow, this is aimed directly at competing with the Kryptonite Evolution Mini which has been popular with hipster bike couriers (and myself) for a number of years now.…

Kryptonite New York 3000 Review

The Kryptonite New York 3000 D lock is a beast of a lock, and forms part of the Kryptonite New York range – their strongest, highest rated locks.

The 3000 is the big brother of the New York Fahgettaboudit Mini, with a shackle measuring 207mm x 102mm, allowing for the lock to be filled with the frame and back wheel and an immovable object, meaning the front wheel would still need to be secured (see our guide – How to lock your bike) with another lock.…