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I caught this one at £22 plus a reasonable postage charge, and at that price I like it a lot. It's a stylish design (much better looking than many D-locks) that has a Sold Secure Silver rating. I probably won't use the belt/pocket clip, but that seems to work quite well and I could see it would be useful if you're not using panniers.
As others have said, it's pretty small. The maximum diameter of whatever you're locking it to is 65 mm, but that doesn't leave a lot of room for the bike tube, especially if you have a fat aluminium or carbon frame. It works best with a small-diameter bike rack at the same height as your top tube, or perhaps a vertical steel bar – a fence support, say – to which you can lock your chainstay and rear wheel. It doesn't work well with street signs or parking meters.
I was surprised at the weight: it seems heavier than my ancient Citadel D-lock, which has a much bigger span. But assuming that means more steel in the right places, I'm not complaining. The keys (3) are also fairly massive.
This is a very nice 'little' D Lock with a built in carry feature, it also has a reassuring weight and quality construction without being too heavy to actually carry.
I would say it's useful for securely locking your frame to something for quick stops, as unfortunately it's not big enough to secure a frame and rear wheel to anything useful, unless you have an incredibly thin frame and rear wheel. I suppose you could add a 4ft security cable to tether the wheels, but then you would have to carry that as well, or carry two of these maybe?
Recommended for it's intended purpose, just don't try to use it as a single lock solution for long term security in a crime ridden neighbourhood.
Nice and compact but most important is that it is secure. I wouldn't necessarily leave my bike for a long time but if it's a short stop then this is more than safe. It's surprisingly light. I cycled 30km and didn't even notice tucked into my belt.
Amazing lock. The key is similar to that of a car so is ten times better than the Abus or Kryptonite keys, which have ultimately rendered my last few bike locks useless.small in size so won’t go around large lampposts, but totally worth finding smaller places to lock bike up.
Sometimes you'll need to walk another 20 meters to find a thiner poll to lock your bike, but the small size of this locks make it so compact and easy to carry that you won't regret buying it. Amazing design and the belt hook is very handy. Great build quality, it wouldn't break.