Can you get a bike lock key cut?

Most bike locks will be able to cut the lock off for you, and are likely to charge a small fee for doing so. If your bike lock was not expensive this may be the best way forwards. Call around your local bike shops and ask if they can help!

Can you get bike keys cut?

You can order new bike lock keys from your local specialist retailer. Much like Kryptonite Keys, when you purchased your lock you should have received a security card which has a code on it that enables new keys to be cut.

How much does it cost to cut a bike lock?

Our normal business day begins at 8.30am Monday – Friday and 9.30am on the weekends. We operate a 24-hour Locksmith service in London. Some times we may need to use metal drills to assist in opening the lock. This depends on a variety of things: the weight of the lock, the thickness, quality, design, metal types.

What do you do when you lose your bike key?

If the keys are lost, you can always take your bike to a nearby dealership and they will replace your Lock Set after having verified your ownership.

So, you have a few options here:

  1. Try a locksmith. Some will come out to work on a motorcycle, some won’t. …
  2. Call the dealership. …
  3. Get a new ignition cylinder.
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How do you break a bike lock without a key?

Option 1: Plastic Pen

  1. Step 1: Get the Pen and Remove Ink Tube. …
  2. Step 2: Push and Wiggle the Hollow Ballpen Tube. …
  3. Step 3: Keep the Pen Wiggling Until the Lock Comes Off. …
  4. Step 1: Wear Protective Gloves. …
  5. Step 2: Take an Empty Fizzy Drink Can. …
  6. Step 3: Insert the shim into the lock. …
  7. Step 4: Depress the Bike Lock. …
  8. Pro Tips:

Can a locksmith make a new key for a bike lock?

Simple thing to do is to ask. A good locksmith can copy most styles of keys, including “barrel” keys. The only “gotcha” is whether they can get the blank. (In the US there’s generally no legal restriction on copying keys, even if stamped “Do Not Copy”.

Is there a bike lock that Cannot be cut?

Kryptonite U-locks are better than cable locks because they are almost impossible to cut through. Cable locks are relatively easy to cut through since the cable is quite vulnerable. They are good secondary locks to protect your wheels and accessories, but a u-lock is needed to reliably protect your bike.

What is the hardest chain to cut?

By being the toughest chain, we mean the Pewag chain is the hardest chain to cut with bolt cutters. The biggest reason is the hardened steel chain is squared, so it will not allow bolt cutters to cut through it.

How do I get a new bike key?

A locksmith can use your bike’s ignition cylinder code or the entire ignition cylinder to make a new key. You also have the option of reordering a key from a local dealer, using your bike’s VIN. A traditional motorcycle key is the easiest key to replace.

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Can you cut a key from a VIN number?

Most vehicles in the United States from 1990 and up have key codes that are saved on file with the manufactures. As long as you can prove ownership of your vehicle a car key can be made with the Vehicle Identification Number aka VIN number. Once a key code is pulled from the VIN number a car key can be cut.

Can U locks be cut?

If you use a decent u-lock, it won’t be beaten by wire or cable cutters. No-ones going to rip it off with their bare hands. It will take an impossibly long time to cut through with a hacksaw. It can’t be smashed open by a hammer.

How do you break a bike lock with a hammer?

Hammer until the U-lock breaks.

Keep hammering against the keyhole area of the U-lock. You may have to hammer for 30 seconds or so until a piece breaks off of the bar, after which breaking it will become much easier. Focus your hammering against the broken area of the lock.

How much does a locksmith cost?

Locksmiths cost $157 on average, with a typical range between $97 and $216. Minimum trip charges range from $50 to $100. After hours emergency service calls run $150 to $250. For home lock or safe installation or rekeying, expect to pay $50 to $100 per hour.