The Trelock U5 Mini 180mm U-Lock and Flex Cable is rated as Sold Secure Gold. It is a compact U-Lock which is easy to carry, either in a bag or on your bike using the universal mounting bracket supplied with the lock. The short length of the lock also makes it harder to attack. The U5 mini comes supplied with a 120cm Flex cable which can be used to loop around your front wheel or accessories to secure them at the same time.
This lock uses a high security disc-style cylinder which is pick and drill resistant. It also has a protective vinyl cover to stop it scratching your paintwork.
Trelock are a relatively new brand to the UK but they have been making bicycle accessories in Germany for 160 years. Trelock make high quality and reliable locks and are part of the same global group as Kryptonite.
The Sold Secure organisation test bike locks by physically trying to break them under laboratory conditions. They then rate the locks Bronze, Silver or Gold according to how long they take to break into. Gold being the best. Insurers will insist on a standard of lock to provide cover.
Sold Secure is an independent organisation. It was originally setup by Northumberland and Essex police forces with the help of the Home Office. The Master Locksmiths Association took over but still work closely with police forces.
Sold Secure have their own laboratory near Daventry where they test out locks. They have a team of professional locksmiths. They test each lock using the same tools and techniques. To see which ones stand up against attacks for the longest. Sold Secure work with police on understanding new lock breaking techniques used on the streets.
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