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Kryptonite Keeper 785 Integrated Chain Lock

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Product Description

The Kryptonite Keeper 785 is a solid chain lock for use in low to medium crime areas and great as a secondary lock to your main system to be a further deterrent. As a testament to its performance the Keeper is Bronze Sold Secure rated – insurer friendly.

The Keeper 785 chain is made from hardened triple heat-treated boron manganese steel constructed with 7mm links - it's impressively tough.

A hardened deadbolt gives the chain lock great holding power while the disc-style cylinder keyway is both pick and drill resistant.

Key Features

  • Bronze Sold Secure
  • The Keeper Integrated Chain is a hardened triple heat-treated boron manganese steel chain made with 7 mm four-sided links
  • The Keeper Integrated Chain secures with a new integrated lock head
  • Chain links are enclosed in a nylon-webbing sleeve to protect paint from scratches
  • End pin-link design secures the chain with the hardened deadbolt
  • Offers great holding power against attacks
  • High security disc-style cylinder is pick and drill resistant
  • Recommended for use in low crime areas
  • Comes with 2 ergonomic ’I’ keys
  • The new ’I’ key makes opening a disc-style cylinder much smoother
  • 85 cm Length

Kryptonite Keeper 785 Integrated Chain Lock Reviews

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Overall Rating:
4.2
out of 5
4.22
Build Quality
4.39
Performance
4
Value For Money
4.22

Customer Reviews (9)

5
Excellent lock

Very comfortable in operation, very strong and careful design, highly recommended... If only it had that key safety policy in EU that would be great!

Very comfortable in operation, very strong and careful design, highly recommended... If only it had that key safety policy in EU that would be great!

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5 out of 5
Build Quality: 5/5
Performance: 5/5
Value For Money: 5/5
4
The Business

Tough lock: see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CPfwzSv5rcs Should delay the lowlife for a while.

Tough lock: see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CPfwzSv5rcs Should delay the lowlife for a while.

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4 out of 5
Build Quality: 4/5
Performance: 3.5/5
Value For Money: 4.5/5
5
Decent lock!

NIce and robust, seems well made and secure. Not had chance to use it much as yet but it's proved really useful for locking my bike up whilst out and about. Really compact as opposed to my (work) D lock which stays attached to the bike rack at work and would be a bit cumbersome to lug around - this lock sits nicely in my pannier bag. Great price and quick delivery too.

NIce and robust, seems well made and secure. Not had chance to use it much as yet but it's proved really useful for locking my bike up whilst out and about. Really compact as opposed to my (work) D lock which stays attached to the bike rack at work and would be a bit cumbersome to lug around - this lock sits nicely in my pannier bag. Great price and quick delivery too.

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5 out of 5
Build Quality: 5/5
Performance: 5/5
Value For Money: 5/5
4
Solid lock

This is the second lock of this type I've purchased for one of my kids. Heavy and secure but not too heavy for them to take to school. Ideally would be better if it was a bit longer but not a major problem.

This is the second lock of this type I've purchased for one of my kids. Heavy and secure but not too heavy for them to take to school. Ideally would be better if it was a bit longer but not a major problem.

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4.2 out of 5
Build Quality: 4.5/5
Performance: 4/5
Value For Money: 4/5
2
Very good

Yes very good very strong won't get broken into or stolen and had a good cover over the chain aswell and also very good I would recommend getting this it's good

Yes very good very strong won't get broken into or stolen and had a good cover over the chain aswell and also very good I would recommend getting this it's good

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1.8 out of 5
Build Quality: 3/5
Performance: 1/5
Value For Money: 1.5/5
5
Nice product

Good product and nice service. Hope it will protect my bike long enough.Well done!

Good product and nice service. Hope it will protect my bike long enough.Well done!

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5 out of 5
Build Quality: 5/5
Performance: 5/5
Value For Money: 5/5
4
Deterrent

Strong heavy chain which works well as a deterrent to any thieves. I use it in conjunction with a d lock and so far so good.

Strong heavy chain which works well as a deterrent to any thieves. I use it in conjunction with a d lock and so far so good.

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4 out of 5
Build Quality: 4/5
Performance: 4/5
Value For Money: 4/5
5
Good

Good quality lock but could off been a bit longer.

Good quality lock but could off been a bit longer.

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5 out of 5
Build Quality: 5/5
Performance: 4/5
Value For Money: 5/5
4
Sturdy

My K lock successfully warded off an attempted theft at my local train station.

My K lock successfully warded off an attempted theft at my local train station.

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4 out of 5
Build Quality: 4/5
Performance: 5/5
Value For Money: 4/5

Chain Lock Guide

 

Overview

For use in medium to high crime areas

Chain locks are flexible, tough and come in a range of lengths. They opening up a range of versatile locking options that you don’t get with other types of lock. With a chain lock, you’re not limited to fixing your bike to racks and lampposts, but also trees and other oddly shaped objects.

Chain locks are made of two parts, the steel links that create the chain and the lock. The lock may be integrated into the chain, a separate padlock or even a mini D-lock.

A burly chain lock can withstand a range of attacks from crowbars to powered tools. However, the trade off is weight. These are the heaviest bike locks that you can get, with some models weighing over 7kg. The heavier the chain, the stronger the links and the more protection you get.


Weight

Portable Chain Hiplok

Portable Chain:
1kg – 3kg

Lighter weight chain locks under 3kg can be wrapped around your seatpost or frame and taken with you on your morning commute. These locks are more practical for daily use, however, will not offer the same level of protection as a sturdier chain.

Thick Knog Chain Lock

Stationary Chain:
3kg – 7kg

Locks weighing over 3kg are not practical to carry around with you. They do make a great stationary storage solution for your garage or shed, where the chain can be permanently fixed in place. Match a chain lock with a ground anchor for the ultimate protection for your bike at home.


Material

Chain links are usually built out of steel. However, premium chains will be constructed from hardened steel. By tempering the steel during forming, it becomes harder and less brittle. This makes it much tougher to cut through the links without serious equipment and time.

Triple heated Boron Manganese steel is exceptionally resistant to cutting style attacks while remaining ductile.

Thick Knog Chain Lock

Link Thickness

Small diameter d-lock

12mm & Under:

Chain links under 12mm can be cut with sustained effort with standard bolt cutters if the conditions are right.

Tip: Lock your bike in an awkward position to make it harder to use bolt cutters.

Medium diameter d-lock

13mm – 15mm:

Only the heaviest duty bolt cutters will be needed for these links.

Remember, chain links need to be cut twice to break the link. This will take skill, time and effort.

Large diameter d-lock

16mm & Over:

Even the best hand operated bolt-cutters will struggle to tackle these links.

Tip: Keep your chain and lock off the floor. Freeze spray and a hammer strike can compromise the best chain locks.


Locking Mechanism

The Lock

You’ll find most chain locks either come with an integrated lock or a separate padlock (or mini D-lock). A chain is only as strong as its weakest link, so make sure the lock is tough enough for your needs.

Look for double deadbolt locking mechanisms that make it much harder to pick or drill the lock open. The thicker the shackle diameter on the padlock or D-lock, the tougher it will be to cut through.

Close up showing the locking mechanism of the padlock

Construction

Chain Length

Most brands offer varying chain lengths to suit your needs. Consider where you’re likely to be locking your bike.

Lengths under 1m will be useful in tight areas such as locking your bike to a rack, fence or post. 1.5m – 2m chains are useful for locking multiple frames to one spot in your garage (you won’t be carrying these length chains with you as they’re too heavy).

Showing the cable lock in full

Sold Secure Rated

A great way to determine the quality of a bike lock is to see if it is Sold Secure Rated. This is a third party, UK independent rating system for bike locks.

Sold Secure Bronze

Coverage: Up to £500

Sold Secure Silver

Coverage: Up to £1,000

Sold Secure Gold

Coverage: Over £1,000

An approved lock is graded as Gold, Silver or Bronze. The rating is chosen by how long it takes to break the lock and the tools needed to break it. If you're planning on insuring your bike, many insurers will state you need a Sold Secure rated lock to make a successful claim.

These values vary between insurance providers so check the terms and conditions of your provider.


Frame Protection:

Metal chain links can quickly scuff your paintwork. Look for chain locks that come with plastic or canvas sleeves to protect your frame from damage.

It’s also worth choosing a lock (whether integrated or separate) that has rubberised or bump proof shackles and crossbars to ensure your paintwork is safe.

Showing a close up of the coated part of the lock

Delivery & Guarantee

UK Delivery Information

We are committed to offering fast and free delivery, whether you're ordering bikes, accessories or clothing. Our standard delivery service is FREE to mainland UK, regardless of the size and on all orders over £20.

Please note that bulky products and bikes shipped to outlying UK regions are excluded from free shipping.

Please note that Pre-Order dates can sometimes change due to updated stock information.

Click here for more UK and international delivery information.

Returns & Warranty

It's easy to return a product with our 365 day, hassle free returns.

We will give you a full refund or exchange on any item that is returned to us unused/unfitted, in a resaleable condition and in its original packaging (where possible).

Please note: For hygiene reasons, we cannot accept returns of facemasks, undershorts or underwear if the item has been removed/unsealed from its original packaging.

If your item develops a fault or arrives damaged, please contact us first so we can resolve the issue for you as quickly as possible.

For more information please visit our Returns & Warranty page.