The KryptoFlex 1018 Combo Cable is a 3/8-inch braided steel cable to be used in low-crime areas or as a secondary security measure. The integrated, four-digit resettable combination lock has indexed number dials to provide error-free combination setting. The KryptoFlex 1018 Combo Cable is 3/8-inch x 6-feet.
Features & Info
Best locking method
Proper locking using a cable plus a U-Lock.
Place the U-Lock shackle around the pole, your bike frame and through your rear wheel. Loop a cable around your front wheel, bike frame, and onto your U-Lock shackle.
25% of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
Easy to use (2)
Hard to use (2)
Not secure enough
May 28, 2013
Bike stolen. Not much protection
Easy to Use, Versatile
Weak, Not Secure Enough
Left the bike at the train station overnight. The bike was gone in the morning. Not sure how they got through the lock but they did. In a pretty public place with no trace of broken lock or bike parts. In this case the lock just was a plain fail.
from Philadelphia, PA
Jun 20, 2012
returning it to the store
Hard to Use
The lock itself was impossible to close and to open. If I had actually locked my bike with it, my bike would still be there as the numbers locked up and would not turn. Would not have the leverage while on the bike to actually open the lock. The coiled nature of the lock is annoying.
by bike rider
from Buffalo, NY
Oct 26, 2009
A Perfect Lock For Short Term Parking...
Easy to Use, Lightweight, Durable, Versatile
Mountain Bikes, Road Bikes
I purchased this lock as it was exactly what I needed. A simple non-key lock to use while I run in a store or grab a quick bite to eat. I would never use this lock on a city street for over an hour, but if you need a lock that is strong, no key needed and secure for short term parking... this is a good choice. Go with a Kryptonite U-Lock if you are leaving your bike on the street out of sight for hours at a time. But for short term locking, this is your lock.
from Tacoma, WA.
Oct 03, 2008
too easily defeated
Weak, Hard to Use
I can break these with a deadblow hammer in 1-3 strikes. Leverage attacks are also easy. I don't recommend it if you have any bikes worth keeping.