Hiplok Z Lok Security Ties | First Look

April 10th, 2017

By Andrew Dodd in Features

HipLok Z Lok –  lockable metal zip ties

We’ve seen all sorts of methods for securing bikes on that mid-ride cafe stop before, ranging from basic top and tail stacking to using things like helmets to clip bikes together. Pretty much anything that would put off an opportunist.

The Hiplok Z Lok is an ultra lightweight, reinforced locking cable tie that is perfect for those exact scenarios…

Hiplok Z Lok

The Hiplok Z Lok is essentially a reinforced and lockable zip tie. You can’t treat it as a secure lock, but for securing bikes to a bike rack; or daisy chaining bikes together outside the cafe it’s perfect!

Hiplok specialise in making wearable locks (check this review out) that are worn around the waist, and offer various levels of security.

There are two Z Loks in each pack, with a single locking key.

It’s a very simple system and really is ideal for those unplanned stops. If you and your riding friends all had them, you could easily secure a number of bikes – it’s enough to make an opportunist thief move on.

Hiplok Z Lok

The Z Lok is a great little invention. Grab a set and keep them in your riding bag.

The new Z Lok is by no means a high-security item – but it can be used in a number of useful ways like securing bikes to your bike rack or daisy chaining bikes together on pub stops.

Here are the full details:

  1. Reusable Armoured Zip Tie
  2. Double metal ratchet design
  3. Reinforced steel core
  4. Universal release key
  5. Two included in each pack, with one locking key
  6. Suitable for Low Risk security use
  7. Weigh 20grams each
  8. 420mm long (400mm locking diameter)
  9. Retail Price – £14.99
  10. Available From – Hiplok or your local bike shop
Hiplok Z Lok

The Hiplok Z Lok comes in several bright colours, as well as darker colours – we think you may as well go for the bright colours to draw attention to the fact that you have something securing your bike/wheel etc.


What do you think of the Hiplok Z Lok?

Have you got any other simple solutions that don’t involve taking an actual lock with you?

Comments

comments

TAGS

You might also like...

Fox Transfer Post | First Look

The new Fox Transfer dropper seat post comes in both the classy and expensive Kashima coating, and new Performance Black. We checkout the Performance post.

New! Race Face Turbine dropper seat post

Canadian company Race Face seems to be going from strength to strength recently, and are pumping out some really decent products – the latest to be released is the brand new Race Face Turbine dropper […]

Hiplok Gold bicycle lock review

The Hiplok Gold is a seriously heavy-duty chain lock that can be worn round the waist like a belt – thanks to the clever buckle system – and meets the highest bicycle lock rating – Sold Secure Gold

Why not try..?

1837 – Yann Gauvin, Mont-Sainte -Anne

1837 is an unexpected one day project from KSP Productions and filmed at the iconic World Cup venue Mont-Sainte-Anne with Yann Gauvin – “At first our goal was to find some nice places in the […]