Bikehut 90cm chain and padlock review

Simply not man enough

Our rating 
1.5 out of 5 star rating 1.5
£30.00 RRP
Bikehut 90cm Chain and Padlock

Our review

The BikeHut chain is just not tough enough for a bike chain
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At first glance this lock appears to be the same as the Squire DCL1/J13 and, at £10 cheaper, we thought we were onto a potential bargain.

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The padlock looks very similar – although visually the metal isn’t quite so bright, but that seemed to just be a matter of finish – and it’s a similar weight.

However, we were disappointed: we cropped through the BikeHut’s links in just 10 seconds with our short bolt croppers – a poor performance compared with the Squire version or other chain links of a similar size.

The material in the links seems to be the problem: it’s soft and compresses easily, like a steel alloy that hasn’t been hardened.

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It has the look of a tough, high security product and is relatively cheap, but the sad truth is that it isn’t a bargain, as you’ve got the inconvenience of a heavy chain to lug around if you use it out and about, but without the strength of a quality chain.

Product Specifications

Product

Name 90cm Chain and Padlock (10)
Brand BikeHut

Description Keys: 3 Key replace: No Rating: Sold Secure Silver,Dimensions: 90cm chain, 55x30mm, Test 1 score: 10sec Test 2: N/A
Features * Super Cut Resistant hardened Steel Chain * Heavy Duty super secure Squire padlock * Sold Secure Rating - Silver * Protective material cover to prevent damage to your bike * The Bikehut Chain and Padlock Is a super heavy duty chain and padlock that will help keep your bike safe against the most equip of criminals
Weight (kg) 1.5
Lock Type Cable
Material Steel
Protective Vinyl Cover Yes