The Kryptonite KryptoFlex Cable 1004 provides added security to a U-Lock setup. Looped at both ends, this 4 foot cable easily secures wheels or other components that are out of reach of the average U-Lock. Construction from braided steel, the 10mm diameter cable is vinyl coated to protect the finish of frames, wheels, or forks without affecting the security potential.
The KryptoFlex 1004 Cable measures 4 feet long by 10 mm diameter.
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Mfg PartNum: 210818
This cable is nicely flexible, of reasonable weight, and is robustly made. Within the security limitations of a cable, it is a quality product.
I use it in conjunction with a U-lock when the available locking points will not permit the shackle to be closed. I put the U-lock around the rear wheel within the rear triangle and use the cable to complete the reach. Less than ideal but sometimes necessary. At least the bike is immobilized.
It is easier to carry than many similar cables as it has a velcro strap, so I can attach it many different ways.
I use it in combination with a heavy u-lock, and it is long enough to secure one wheel or the other. Maybe in ideal situations it could grab both wheels. I used to have a 6' version of this cable, and I liked that better because I could always loop through both wheels and the u-lock.
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