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Old 06-01-19, 07:44 PM
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Ulock mounting options

Hi All, Has anyone heard of aluminum ulock mounts? I'm not really finding any online. I've quickly broken three plastic ones with standard use. They don't seem very durable at all. Or if anyone has any creative ways to mount your ulock? Thanks!
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Old 06-02-19, 04:48 AM
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I don't know what kind of saddle you use or if you regularly travel with a saddlebag, but I had a lot of luck with THESE before switching to a large randonneur bag. They rattle a bit on bumpy roads and I added a securing loop up top after having one bounce out over some VERY rough tree roots but generally speaking I found it to be a really good solution.
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This is how I carry mine when I roll out with full battle-rattle. Lets me pack more stuff inside the pack itself (groceries, souvenirs, etc). Alternatively I slip it inside the pack, which has a pocket inside the main chamber that keeps it from getting tangled with whatever I have inside, just with less room to work with.

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Old 06-05-19, 02:25 PM
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Tubus used to be offering a Locc rear rack U lock mounted just inside the left side..

twofish lockblocks

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Ramming speed!!!
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Ramming speed!!!
The 2007 edition of Cycle Oregon spent one night just outside of Cottage Grove, OR, which is where the Homecoming Parade scenes were filmed. There was a shuttle bus into town so the GF and I went to check it out. I took a photo of an old restaurant sign. When I watched the film again some time after that I noticed that the same sign can be seen in the film.
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A friend, I met, here, later, was a stunt double for one scene ,

doing the scramble to the roof , as "Bluto" Blutarsky, during the Parade Scene..




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Originally Posted by MEversbergII View Post
This is how I carry mine when I roll out with full battle-rattle. Lets me pack more stuff inside the pack itself (groceries, souvenirs, etc). Alternatively I slip it inside the pack, which has a pocket inside the main chamber that keeps it from getting tangled with whatever I have inside, just with less room to work with.

Nice Lock btw, It's suppose to be one of the securest on the market.
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Old 06-17-19, 03:53 AM
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The stress on a mount depends vastly on how it's fitted, and what load is put on it by the lock as a result. Mount it right and you can put a foot in the lock and stand on it. Mount it wrong and all the weight of the lock will be putting a nasty leverage on it, with inevitable results.
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Old 06-17-19, 06:59 AM
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Nice Lock btw, It's suppose to be one of the securest on the market.
Cheers; I think it was a better pick over the Krytonite - a bit lighter, a bit longer, a bit less awkward to carry.
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Bench vice and Steel workers angle grinder cut off wheel ...
the air powered ones is what the shop uses,
Shipyard , the hose was to a big air compressor on top of the drydock..


Seen a web shot of someone accessing the power from a street power pole and using a grinder ..

In NYC , people walked by never said a thing..





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ABUS makes some of the best U-lock mounts for their quality locks. Other companies see mounting as an afterthought ABUS sees it as part of the lock. If you are breaking those you should reach out to ABUS because that is unlikely to happen. They typically break their test rig before the lock mount. However if you have a rack you can get the Highland Fat Straps and bungee it to the rack fairly easily or put it in a pannier. Or get an ABUS Bordo and they are super easy to carry on a bike.
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ABUS makes some of the best U-lock mounts for their quality locks. Other companies see mounting as an afterthought ABUS sees it as part of the lock. If you are breaking those you should reach out to ABUS because that is unlikely to happen. They typically break their test rig before the lock mount. However if you have a rack you can get the Highland Fat Straps and bungee it to the rack fairly easily or put it in a pannier. Or get an ABUS Bordo and they are super easy to carry on a bike.
I've thought about having some 3D printing work done to create a mount-set so I can clip my Granit down to my rear rack. The bike I currently ride doesn't really have a good spot for their lock mount!
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Tubus Locc Rear rack
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Originally Posted by MEversbergII View Post
I've thought about having some 3D printing work done to create a mount-set so I can clip my Granit down to my rear rack. The bike I currently ride doesn't really have a good spot for their lock mount!
Some do and some don't but the 3D printing idea might work!
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Recent OnGuard U-locks come with useful and sturdy plastic mounts. No problems in more than six months of regular use.

I never got around to messing with the fussy Velcro strap mount that came with my Kryptonite Mini 7. I took off the doodad that clips into the mount, so I can slide the lock into a pocket more easily. I might see if I can repurpose that Velcro strap mount to work with a light or video camera.
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