Category Archives: Motorbikes and Bicycles

One-piece padlocks: what are they and when are they needed?

Whoever follows us already knows: for each use there is a specific padlock.
When we are asked, and it often happens, “what is the most advanced and strongest padlock?”, we do not hesitate to reply “one-piece padlocks”, like the Viro Monolith one-piece padlocks, Thor and Totem.

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A more protected garage? Viro security accessories!

In the previous blog we presented some products, an example for each level (from standard to maximum), to ensure agreater protection for the garage door. It is also possible to maximise the strength of the lock. A solution which makes the presence of an armoured lock even more effective is to install additional accessories to enhance the strength of the garage door and the locking system already installed.

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Protect your garage: 3 security levels

Today’s article is dedicated to garages and the most effective methods to protect them.
If you’ve seen the infographic published recently on our blog you’ll remember that we’ve talked about products with “standard”, “higher” and “maximum” levels.
What does this type of classification mean?

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Two Wheels, what passion!

The 100th Giro d’Italia takes place during this month of May and we at Viro have greeted it in real time.
Stage number 12 (Forlì – Reggio Emilia) covered a distance of 229 km, passing through Zola Predosa, near Bologna.
Knowing that there are so many cycling fans that follow us, we would like to offer some safety advice to best safeguard your bicycle on the occasion of the centennial edition of the most famous cycling race in Italy.

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Bite-sized security: how to choose a disc lock

We are in March and finally you can begin to feel the warmth of spring; it’s time to “dust off” the scooter to get around town and / or have are relaxing Sunday excursion on the motorbike.
To enjoy peaceful days out of town with your 2-wheeled vehicle and be sure of finding it exactly where you left it, it is essential to choose the best possible means of protection, in order to avoid unpleasant surprises.
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Protecting your bicycle: U-lock or twisted cable?

During this post-Christmas period we hear a lot of talk about not only the gifts received but, unfortunately, also thefts which been made. It is not just about household burglaries but often the widespread phenomenon of bicycle theft.
We at Club Viro Security hope that Christmas only brought you gifts, and not unpleasant surprises.
To prevent this, we are going to talk today of two methods used to protect your bike: the padlock and chain with and the U-lock.

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Padlocks & Chains: Original “Blocca Catena” vs. Imitations (II)

As promised in the last blog, we are returning to the two protagonists of the last episode, the Blocca catena and its imitation.
The market is awash with imitations, often presented as products almost identical to the originals, but much cheaper. However, in reality, these items copy the appearance of the original without even coming close to the security requirements. Whoever buys them therefore unknowingly exposes their assets to enormous risks, which these imitations are unable to protect against.
After subjecting the original and the copy to corrosion resistance tests, this time we are checking the resistance to cutting.

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