Motorcycle Security

Kovix 1000mm X 24mm Steel Cable Lock Alarm

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Kovix 108mm X 250mm U-Lock - Steel

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Kovix 10mm KAL Alarm Disc Lock

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  KOVIX KAL SERIES ALARM DISC LOCK With a stylish design featuring two points of defence, this mot..

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Kovix 10mm X 1200mm Alarmed Chain

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Kovix Alarmed Chain Steel casting technology makes the perfect integration of the lock body, thus t..

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Kovix 10mm X 1500mm Alarmed Chain

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Kovix 14mm KAL Alarm Disc Lock

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  KOVIX KAL SERIES ALARM DISC LOCK With a stylish design featuring two points of defence, this mot..

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Kovix 14mm KV Disc Lock - Black

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  Kovix KV Series Disc Lock With a stylish design featuring two points of defence, this motorcy..

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Kovix 14mm KV Disc Lock - Fluo Green

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Kovix 14mm KVZ2 Disc Lock - Black

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Kovix 14mm KVZ2 Disc Lock - Brush Metal

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Kovix 14mm KVZ2 Disc Lock - Fluo Orange

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Kovix 1500mm Cable With KAL10/14 Adapter

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KOVIX 1500mm CABLE WITH KAL10/14 ADAPTER   Turns the Kovix KAL 10/14 Disk Lock into a padlock and ca..

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Kovix 1500mm Cable With KAL6 Adapter

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KOVIX 1500mm CABLE WITH KAL6 ADAPTER   Turns the Kovix KAL6 Disk Lock into a padlock and cable. P..

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Kovix 1500mm Cable With KD6 Adapter

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KOVIX 1500mm CABLE WITH KD6 ADAPTER   Turns the Kovix KD6 Disk Lock into a padlock and cable. Per..

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Kovix 150mm Alarmed U-Lock

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Kovix 16mm Pin Alarm Padlock

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Motorbike Security

Welcome to the ultimate resource for motorcycle security! Whether you're a seasoned rider or just getting started, ensuring the safety of your beloved bike is paramount. With the unfortunate rise in motorcycle thefts, investing in high-quality locks, chains, and security devices is essential for every rider. In this comprehensive guide, we'll explore the different types of motorcycle locks and chains available, along with other associated security devices, to help you make informed decisions and keep your ride safe and sound.

Understanding Motorcycle Security

Before delving into the specifics of locks, chains, and security devices, it's crucial to understand the importance of motorcycle security. Motorcycles are highly desirable targets for thieves due to their relatively small size and high resale value of parts. Moreover, motorcycles are often easier to steal than cars, making them vulnerable to theft even when parked in supposedly secure areas. Recognizing these risks underscores the necessity of investing in robust security measures to protect your investment.

Types of Motorcycle Locks

  1. Disc Locks: Disc locks are compact and convenient locks that attach directly to the motorcycle's disc brake. They prevent the wheel from rotating, deterring thieves from riding or rolling away with the bike. Disc locks are available in various designs, including key-operated and combination locks, offering varying levels of security.
  2. U-Locks: U-locks, or D-locks, are stout, U-shaped locks typically made of hardened steel. They are versatile and can secure the motorcycle to stationary objects such as poles or racks. U-locks are favoured for their durability and resistance to cutting and prying attempts.
  3. Cable Locks: Cable locks have a flexible steel cable enclosed in a protective sleeve. They are lightweight and portable, making them ideal for securing accessories or supplementing other locking mechanisms. However, cable locks are less cutting-resistant than solid locks like disc locks or U-locks.
  4. Chain Locks: Chain locks are heavy-duty security solutions comprising hardened steel links. They offer flexibility in securing motorcycles to fixed objects and resist bolt cutters and saws. Chain locks come in varying lengths and thicknesses, providing options for different security needs.

Choosing the Right Lock

Selecting the appropriate lock depends on several factors, including the motorcycle's value, the intended usage, and the level of security required. Riders should prioritize locks with robust construction, resistant materials, and tamper-resistant mechanisms. Additionally, considering the lock's portability and ease of use is essential for practicality in everyday use.

Enhancing Security with Chains

In conjunction with locks, chains serve as formidable deterrents against theft. Opt for hardened steel chains with welded links for maximum strength and durability when selecting a chain. Chains should be long enough to secure the motorcycle to fixed objects while minimizing slack to prevent leverage attacks. Investing in a high-quality chain can significantly bolster the security of your motorcycle, especially in high-risk areas.

Additional Security Devices

  1. Alarm Systems: Motorcycle alarm systems are electronic devices that emit loud sounds or trigger alerts upon detecting unauthorized tampering or movement. They serve as effective deterrents and can alert nearby individuals to potential theft attempts.
  2. GPS Trackers: GPS tracking devices enable real-time monitoring of the motorcycle's location, providing invaluable assistance in recovery efforts during theft. These discreet devices offer peace of mind by enhancing the chances of recovering stolen motorcycles and apprehending thieves.
  3. Wheel Locks: Wheel locks immobilize the motorcycle's wheels, preventing unauthorized movement. They are simple yet effective security devices that can be used in conjunction with other locking mechanisms for added protection.
  4. Cover Locks: Motorcycle covers protect the bike from the elements and serve as visual deterrents to potential thieves. Cover locks secure the cover, preventing easy removal and concealing the bike's identity from prying eyes.

Maintenance and Best Practices

Maintaining motorcycle security devices is essential for optimal performance and longevity. Regularly inspect locks, chains, and security devices for signs of wear or damage and replace them as needed. Additionally, adhere to best practices such as parking in well-lit areas, utilizing designated motorcycle parking spots, and employing multiple layers of security for enhanced protection.

Protecting your motorcycle from theft requires proactive measures and investment in reliable security solutions. By understanding the different types of locks, chains, and security devices available, riders can safeguard their bikes and enjoy peace of mind on and off the road. Whether commuting to work or embarking on a cross-country adventure, prioritizing motorcycle security is paramount for every rider. Stay safe, stay secure, and keep riding with confidence.

Check out our full range of products, such as motorcycle clothing, motorcycle helmets, motorcycle gloves, motorcycle suits, motorcycle jackets and motorcycle trousers, available online or by visiting our Darwen store today. If you have any questions regarding any of our ranges, please call our customer service team at Race Leathers on 01254 704 000, and we will be more than happy to help.