Unfortunately, not all establishments allow people to bring their electric scooters inside rooms or buildings. For example, if you want to watch a movie, most cinemas will require you to leave your e-scooter outside. During times when you need to leave your electric scooter for long periods, it’s best to secure it properly and safely with an electric scooter lock.


With so many e-scooter locks available, which one offers the most protection? We list down seven of the strongest electric scooter locks that will keep your e-scooter safe.


The Strongest Electric Scooter Locks


Product

Strength

Type of Lock

Material

Weight

Cost

Kryptonite New York Fahgettaboudit

Very Strong

Chain Lock

Manganese Steel

6.9 kg

(15.25 lbs)

$190.13

Kryptonite Evolution 1016 Mini 10mm Chain Lock

Very Strong

Chain Lock

Manganese Steel

2.77 kg

(6.10 lbs)

$124.70

Hiplok Gold Wearable Chain Lock

Strong

Wearable Chain Lock

Hardened Steel, Nylon

2.5 kg

(6.58 lbs)

$129.99

Kryptonite New York LS U-Lock

Strong

U-Lock

Steel

2.07 kg

(4.56 lbs)

$158.50

Via Velo U-Lock with Cable

Strong

U-Lock

Alloy Steel with PVC

1.38 kg

(3.04 lbs)

$75

SIGTUNA Heavy Duty U-Lock

Strong

U-Lock

Steel

1.64 kg

(3.62 lbs)

$34.95

Master Lock 8143D Combination Lock

Strong

Combination Lock

Stainless Steel

318 g

(0.7 lbs)

$23.84



1. Kryptonite New York Fahgettaboudit 1410

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The Kryptonite New York Fahgettaboudit 1410 lock is rated as one of the best electric scooter locks in the market. In fact, Kryptonite is a highly recommended brand for strong and reliable e-scooter and bicycle locks.


The Kryptonite New York 1410 lock is a 14-mm chain lock that’s made from hardened manganese steel. It costs $188.40, which may be too much for some riders. However, consider the amount of protection that this lock can give you.


Pros

  • Very resistant to cutting
  • High breaking and wear resistance
  • Can’t be easily opened or picked by thieves 


Cons

  • Expensive
  • Very heavy
  • Not portable

2. Kryptonite Evolution 1016 Mini 10mm Chain Lock

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Another Kryptonite lock, the Evolution 1016 Mini is a 10-mm chain lock that offers a more portable option for those who need an everyday lock. The lock is made from three-ton manganese steel with a nylon sleeve to prevent scratches. Overall, this is the best lock for scooter riders who are looking for a more lightweight but very strong lock.


Pros

  • Very flexible
  • Lighter than most heavy-duty e-scooter locks
  • Very high wear resistance, cutting resistance and breaking resistance

Cons

  • Might still be too heavy for some riders (2.77 kg)
  • Expensive for some riders


3. Hiplok Gold Wearable Chain Lock

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The Hiplock Gold chain lock sets itself apart from the other electric scooter locks on this list due to its wearability. The 10-mm chain with a 12-mm shackle spans 33 inches (85 cm) and can be worn as a belt. It’s one of the most flexible e-scooter locks and one of the easiest to carry around.


Pros

  • Very flexible and portable
  • Removable and washable
  • Strong and durable

Cons

  • May be expensive for some riders
  • May be difficult to carry or wear for some riders

4. Kryptonite New York LS U-Lock

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This Kryptonite scooter lock is a heavy-duty U-lock that features a 16-mm high-performance steel that’s resistant to bolt cutters, leverage attacks, and hand tools. It weighs 2.07 kg, making it one of the lightest locks from Kryptonite. The product also includes an anti-theft protection offer of up to $4,000.


Pros

  • Lighter than most types of chains
  • One of the safest U-locks for electric scooters
  • Anti-theft protection

Cons

  • May not fit your e-scooter
  • Not the most durable type of lock
  • May be expensive for some

5. Via Velo U-Lock with Cable

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The Via Velo U-lock is a 14-mm bar that also features a cable, and it’s a highly popular U-lock in the market. It’s made from alloy steel with a PVC cover for extra protection against dirt, dust, and water. This is one of the most affordable locks on this list as it costs $75 on Amazon.


Pros

  • Dust-resistant, water-resistant, and dirt-resistant
  • More affordable
  • Can withstand different weather conditions
  • Three-year warranty available

Cons

  • U-locks are less stronger than other types of locks

6. SIGTUNA Heavy Duty U-Lock

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The SIGTUNA Heavy Duty U-lock has already been featured in our list of cheapest electric scooter locks. However, despite being under $50, this heavy-duty U-lock offers one of the best protection for your e-scooter. It’s a 16-mm U-lock that uses high-performance steel and a double-lock feature.



Pros

  • Very affordable
  • Durable
  • Comes with a dust cover

Cons

  • Bulky
  • May not be portable for some

7. Master Lock 8143D Combination Lock

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The Master Lock 8143D combination lock features a four-digit combination lock with a braided steel cable lock. This lock is the most portable on this list, but it’s also the least durable as it can be prone to cutting and wearing. However, this is a good option for an everyday lock, especially for those living in low-theft areas.


Pros

  • Very affordable
  • Very portable
  • Offers enough security

Cons

  • Better as a temporary electric scooter lock
  • Prone to picking, cutting, and wearing

Choose the best electric scooter lock for your ride

Regardless of which electric scooter lock you buy on this list, these are all great options. One way to help you narrow down your choices is to choose the type of lock that’s most convenient for you to bring. Since most of the locks on this list weigh a kilogram or two, see which one you are comfortable bringing when it’s not in use. 


However, if you still can’t choose a lock, here’s a quick guide to picking the best electric scooter locks in Australia. Check out more electric scooter guides, news and tips on Mearth’s blogs.
By Hubert Pablo

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