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Momentum Mag reviews the ABUS Granit X-Plus U-Mini 54.
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With a security rating of 15 out of 15, the ABUS Granit X-Plus 54 Mini U-Lock is part of ABUS’s X-Plus series of high security locks. The lock offers the highest protection against hitting and pulling attacks and the shackle is double bolting. Features industry-leading corrosion resistance suitable for wet, rainy, and snowy climates. Equipped with an automatic keyhole to protect from dirt and corrosion, along with two keys, one with an LED light.
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The width of this lock makes it easy to get around parking meters when no bike rack is available.
It would be great if I could fit the lock into my back pocket.
ABUS’s Granit X-Plus U-Mini 54 is a solid, rugged lock that made me confident locking my bike in any part of town. The width and shape of this U-lock made it easier to get around parking meters and other awkward locking spots. However, being a guy that prefers tucking his lock under his belt or in the back pocket of his jeans, this lock was a little too wide and heavy as a comfortable jean accessory.
Cory Rogers is a Vancouver, BC, based computer animator and bike commuter.