A pair of wire cutters or a pair of bolt croppers/cutters should do the trick. This is one of the safest and easiest ways to remove a bike lock without keys. Using an angle grinder, you’ll be able to cut through any bike lock. If you have an angle grinder or other similar power tools, you may decide to use these.
- Here is how to open a bike lock with decoding: Pull outward on the shackle or on the cable. This tension is similar to how you would pull on the lock to open it once the correct combination is set. Move each wheel. Feel for any of the wheels that are starting to bind. These will not move as freely as the other wheels.
- 1 How do you break a bike lock without a key?
- 2 What do I do if I can’t unlock my bike lock?
- 3 How easy is it to break a bike lock?
- 4 How do you pick a bike lock?
- 5 How do you break a bike lock with a hammer?
- 6 Why is my bike lock not opening?
- 7 What do you do when your lock won’t open?
- 8 Is there a bike lock that Cannot be cut?
- 9 What is the hardest chain to cut?
How do you break a bike lock without a key?
Option 1: Plastic Pen
- Step 1: Get the Pen and Remove Ink Tube.
- Step 2: Push and Wiggle the Hollow Ballpen Tube.
- Step 3: Keep the Pen Wiggling Until the Lock Comes Off.
- Step 1: Wear Protective Gloves.
- Step 2: Take an Empty Fizzy Drink Can.
- Step 3: Insert the shim into the lock.
- Step 4: Depress the Bike Lock.
- Pro Tips:
What do I do if I can’t unlock my bike lock?
So the first job is to loosen them with some WD-40! Hold the lock so the key hole is facing the floor and squirt WD-40 into the hole. This should dislodge any street gunk and allow it to drain out of the locking mechanism. Then turn the bike lock around so the hole is facing the upwards and insert the key.
How easy is it to break a bike lock?
Hands. You might not believe us, but many of the low-end cable bike locks can actually be damaged and removed simply with a pair of hands. If your lock is cheap and flimsy, its possible to snap it open simply by putting tension on it. Sometimes only a few strong pulls are necessary to open a cheap bike lock.
How do you pick a bike lock?
Thickness and Material of the Bike Lock The best chain lock will have hardened steel links of at least 15 mm. U-locks less than 13 mm thick can be cut with medium-sized bolt cutters. U-locks between 13 and 15 mm thick will require very big bolt cutters, which most bike thieves don’t have.
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.
Why is my bike lock not opening?
If your key does not insert fully into your lock, this is probably why your bike lock is jammed! Make sure to apply plenty of WD-40 into the keyhole. Using a picking tool (or similar object), you should be able to push these back to their original position, and that should allow you to insert the key fully.
What do you do when your lock won’t open?
If that is the problem, it is easy to fix. You can spray a little dry lubricant in the lock to free up the plug so you can open the door. Spray lubricant in the keyway and insert the key a few times so the lubricant can get worked into the mechanism. If a dry lubricant doesn’t do the trick, you can try WD-40.
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.