There’s been a rash of break-ins in San Francisco, including not one, but two close friends of ours who had their bikes stolen straight out of their apartments. Infuriating to say the least.
With that in mind, the idea of putting in a wall/ground anchor to secure my rides has never been so urgent. There are quite a few available, but I’ve been diggin’ Hiplok’s offering, the ANKR, for both its security and aesthetics.
Made to be used in conjunction with chains and locks, the hardened-steel ANKR resembles an oversized metal hockey puck, but with an opening for the lock/chain. There are multiple fixing holes for the four included security screws. Unlike many other permanent designs, the ANKR is designed to be relocated and reused. Perfect for many of us who live in a rental. The ANKR is rated maximum Gold Level Security for bicycle and motorcycle use by Sold Secure when it’s fixed to masonry and concrete.
As many would consider mounting it on walls, the ANKR is topped off with a rubberized bumper on top to prevent scratches. It is available in red, silver or black for $99.99