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Fors and againsts of armoured twisted cables used to lock up bicycles and scooters

Some people call them “snakes”, or merely “cables”. They consist of a series of cylinders through which a steel cable passes, so this is why their technical name is “armoured twisted cables” For several years they have been one of the most popular solutions for locking up bicycles and scooters, even large powered ones. At first glance they seem very strong, but is that really the case? Continue reading